“I just said to Nathaniel Atkinson, ‘You’re going to remember this for the rest of your life, mate. You’re going to sit there in 20 years’ time when you retire with a beer in your hand, telling everyone how you played against one of the best players in the world, and you’re going to show them two mistakes, but 10 things you did great’,” he said.
“You’ve got to look at the positives, and what our kids are going to learn out of it. It’s these types of experiences that you’ve got to focus more on, and to pick them up.”
Arnold and left-back Aziz Behich are due to front the Socceroos’ official press conference in Doha at 2.15am AEDT.
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