To take part in the Asian Cup is a massive success for India, massive. Even when you lose you actually are improving, Cahill pointed.
The former Everton and Millwall attacker, who retired from international football in November, said he is planning a move into coaching.
The former Everton striker, one of the finest players to come out of Australia, did not say if he would continue playing club football.
Peru were already out before this game but they still had a huge travelling support, clad in the country's distinctive white and red colours.
Australia talisman Tim Cahill may have to settle for a World Cup cameo role while captain Mile Jedinak could start on the bench.
Cahill is the Socceroos' all-time top scorer, with 50 goals, and has 105 caps for Australia, a record for an outfield player.
The 38-year-old Cahill is his country's most prolific international scorer with 50 goals and has scored at his three previous World Cups.
Cahill, Australia's most prolific international scorer with 50 goals, left the domestic A-League in January to join Millwall.
The veteran is also excited by the appointment of Bert van Marwijk to lead the national team while preparing for his fourth World Cup.
Tim Cahill said he had to make some big decisions on the level of where he's playing at and what he's going to do.
Veteran Australian striker Tim Cahill said he had recovered from an ankle injury and was fit to play against Honduras.
If Syria can pull off a victory in Sydney against the hosts on Tuesday, it will go down in history as a wonder by the war-wrecked country.