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After their victory in Federation Square over Tunisia, the Socceroos’ stars thanked their fans for being ‘amazing. World Cup

Socceroos stars thank ‘amazing’ fans after epic scenes at Federation Square for the side’s victory over Tunisia: ‘It’s too special to even put into words’

As the Socceroos prepare to make history at the World Cup in Qatar, a few players have taken a moment to acknowledge the support coming 12,000km away in Australia.

Graham Arnold’s side’s extraordinary 1-0 victory over Tunisia has kept Australia’s World Cup dream alive and increased their chances of a first knockout stage since 2006.

As the Socceroos prepare to make history at the World Cup in Qatar, a few players have taken a moment to acknowledge the support coming 12,000km away in Australia.

Australian Fans Went Wild After Mitch Duke'S Stunning Goal Against The Tunisians

Australian fans went wild after Mitch Duke’s stunning goal against the Tunisians

The Al-Janoub Stadium in Al-Wakrah was overrun with Tunisian fans in a partisan atmosphere during Saturday night’s game, but while Australian fans may not have been there in person, they were still hugely supportive of their team.

Thousands of supporters gathered in Melbourne’s Federation Square to watch the match on the big screen, with some supporters firing flares and jumping around in a festive atmosphere.

And fans went berserk when Mitch Duke scored his incredible header in the first half, with a wave of supporters bouncing and hugging each other in incredible scenes that have since gone viral around the world.

Aaron Mooy, who was outstanding for the Aussies, was shown video of the reaction in Melbourne and immediately smiled.

“Great,” he said. “Just buzz for everyone. [That] makes me happy.

“That’s the beauty of playing for the national team at a World Cup.”

Riley McGree was also blown away when he saw the post-match footage.

“We hope we made them proud tonight,” McGree said. “Every time we step onto the pitch we want to show what we stand for, we are a football country and we want to make our mark on the world.”

Fellow Midfielder Jackson Irvine (Pictured Left) Was So Impressed With The Back Home Scenes That He Wished He Could Be Part Of The Party

Fellow midfielder Jackson Irvine (pictured left) was so impressed with the back home scenes that he wished he could be part of the party

Fellow midfielder Jackson Irvine was so impressed by the scenes that he wished he could be part of the festivities back home.

“Jesus Christ,” Irvine said when he saw the images.

“I wish I could do both (play and watch). That looks absolutely incredible and I hope they all have a moment tonight that they will all remember for the rest of their lives.

“I’ve been a part of moments like that before as a fan and the fact that we made that for someone else is just, it’s too special to even put into words.”

Socceroo Riley Mcgree (Pictured) Said He Hopes The Team Has Made Fans Proud At Home

Socceroo Riley McGree (pictured) said he hopes the team has made fans proud at home

It’s safe to say even more Socceroos fans will be tuning in to watch Australia’s crucial group stage final against Denmark on Thursday.

Australia is guaranteed a place in the round of 16 if they can beat Denmark – and if they draw they could still go ahead if France beat Tunisia.

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