Australia in party mode as Socceroos reach World Cup knockouts

December 1, 2022 4:01 pm

[Source: Reuters]

Australia hailed Graham Arnold’s new “golden generation” and fans demanded a national holiday as the country celebrated the Socceroos’ unlikely advance to the World Cup knockout phase.

Thousands gathered at Melbourne’s Fed Square in the middle of the night to watch Australia’s 1-0 upset of Denmark on a big screen, and were left dancing in the smoky light of flares as the Socceroos set up a last 16 clash against Argentina.