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Tom Rogic scores wonder goal to secure Celtic win over Kilmarnock in SPL

Tom Rogic will join the Socceroos full of confidence after the Celtic midfielder scored a goal his manager will remember for the rest of his life.

Rogic had only been on the pitch for 10 minutes when he produced the 90th-minute winner in Celtic's 1-0 victory over Kilmarnock in the Scottish Premier League on Sunday.

The Canberra product received the ball in what appeared to be an unthreatening position with his back to goal, but he turned his man and unleashed a 30-metre thunderbolt with his left foot that went flying into the top corner.

 

The stunning strike put Celtic four points clear on top of the ladder with a game in hand over second-placed Aberdeen.

Celtic manager Ronny Deila was full of praise for the 23-year-old Australian.

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"It was a very important goal at an important stage in the league. It was a glimpse of magic, when you win like that you will remember it for the rest of your life ... it was a very, very good feeling," Deila told STV.

"It was very frustrating. We didn't play well at all, but in the end when you get three points, the day is perfect.

"I'm so pleased with Tom coming on and doing this and the fans were fantastic."

Rogic now joins the Socceroos for their two crucial World Cup qualifiers - firstly against Tajikistan at Adelaide Oval on Thursday and then Jordan at the Sydney Football Stadium the following Tuesday.

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