Social Media reacts to Bruno Fornaroli's Socceroos call-up

Social media has erupted worldwide in response to Bruno Fornaroli's surprise Socceroos call-up!

Among those who sent their well-wishes was Uruguayan superstar Luis Suarez, who shares a close friendship with Bruno from their time playing youth football at Nacional. 

"Very happy for you brother and I hope with all my heart that you get to reach the World Cup with Australia. Lots of love and all the best," Suarez shared. 

While Bruno replied, "Thank you brother. Hope we see each other (at the World Cup) in November. Let's give it all we've got in the two that remain. Love you a lot." 

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Fornaroli's spot in the Socceroos squad made headlines worldwide, with news rapidly spreading to his birthplace of Uruguay, through publications such as  El Observador.

Social media was flooded with messages of support from the Australian football community, as the Perth Glory striker shared how much the country means to him in an emotional first interview following the call-up.

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Check out just a few of the best responses to the news: