Caltex Socceroos revel in World Cup qualification

After a testing Road to Russia, the Caltex Socceroos sealed their spot at the 2018 World Cup with a convincing 3-1 win over Honduras on Wednesday night.

A hat-trick to inspirational skipper Mile Jedinak was enough to get Australia over the line after a nerve-wrangling tie.

And after a long qualifying campaign, it was a moment the players had every right to savour.

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It was a similarly special night for the 77,060 fans that turned out to cheer the Caltex Socceroos over the line with the squad quick to pay thanks at full-time.



Even Canadian rapper Drake, who was performing next door at Qudos Bank Arena, got in on the act.