Socceroos top tweets

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.