Social media was buzzing on Friday night as Australians followed the scintillating start to the Socceroos’ AFC Asian Cup campaign.
The win over Kuwait represents the first time since 1968 and the seven subsuquent Asian Cup camapigns that the hosts have claimed three points on the opening night.
Some eye-catching performances and the manner of the victory has Aussie fans right behind Ange Postecoglou’s side and confident the team has what it takes too go all the way in the tournament.
It’s created plenty of commentary online following the big come-from-behind result in front of a sell-out crowd in Melbourne - here's the best of the love for the team on Twitter.
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Young Socceroos boss Ante Milicic praised his side’s “strong Australian mentality” after they battled back to salvage a 1-1 draw in their AFC U-19 Championship opener against Korea Republic. Melbourne City’s Ramy Najjarine came off the bench to score a stunning 89th-minute equ
Update to Young Socceroos squad for AFC U19 Championship
Football Federation Australia (FFA) has confirmed on Friday a change to the Young Socceroos squad that is competing at the 2018 AFC U19 Championship in Indonesia. Young Socceroos coach Ante Milicic has brought in Melbourne City FC’s Connor Metcalfe to replace Western Sydney Wa
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