Socceroos fans flock to Federation Square as Australia holds its breath for the nation’s BIGGEST football game with Graham Arnold’s side taking on Lionel Messi’s Argentina at the World Cup
Socceroos fans have once again descended upon Federation Square once again to bear witness to one of the biggest matches in Australian football history at the World Cup.
Graham Arnold’s side were widely written off before a ball was even kicked in Qatar, with a group containing France, Denmark and Tunisia regarded as too strong for his plucky underdogs.
But inspiring wins over the African side and the Danes has seen the Socceroos do the impossible and advance to the last-16, where they meet Argentina in Al Rayyan.
And thousands of supporters returned to the scene of absolute bedlam on Sunday morning, hoping for a similarly jubilant atmosphere to that which they lapped up on Thursday.
An hour before kick off, Federation Square’s live feed showed fans piled together and flares were already being lit in anticipation of the big game.
More to follow.