Social media reacts to the Socceroos' impressive victory over Kuwait

Social media was flooded with reactions from all over the world as the Socceroos returned to FIFA World Cup Qualifying action in exciting fashion, playing out a 3-0 victory over Kuwait on Friday morning (AEST). 

Watch all the highlights in the player above or read on to see some of the best twitter reactions to the match. 

From Mathew Leckie's header inside a minute, to Jackson Irvine's second straight out of Scotland and Ajdin Hrustic' deadly set-piece, Socceroos fans were more than pleased with what they saw. 

With Graham Arnold's 31-man squad comprising of players based in 17 leagues globally, clubs around the world extended their support for the Socceroos. 

The impressive result was even sweeter for trio Fran Karacic, Kenny Dougall and Riley McGree, who all made their international debuts. 

And while all three attracted significant plaudits across social media, the Blackpool midfielder - fresh off his heroics in the League One Play-Off Final - who brought with him a tangerine legion of supporters. 

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