Thousands of Socceroos fans ERUPT in wild 3am scenes at Melbourne’s Federation Square as Mathew Leckie puts Australia on the brink of one of their best wins ever
There were no regrets for the Socceroos fans who arose to their early alarms as they were treated to memories that will last a lifetime at Federation Square.
Thousands descended to the Melbourne CBD for Australia’s crunch clash with Denmark, knowing that a win would see them advance to the last-16 for the first time since the 2006 World Cup.
And Mathew Leckie ensured they had one foot in the knockout rounds in the second half, bagging a wondergoal to make the impossible a reality.
The goal sent those fans in Melbourne into absolute raptures, as flares were set alight and fans bounced around to celebrate the strike in scenes of sheer pandemonium.
More to follow.
Socceroos fans went wild after Mathew Leckie’s goal put them on the verge of the last-16
Thousands of supporters descended on Federation Square for the big game against Denmark
Thousands of Australian football fans descended on Federation Square on Thursday night