Reactions in Australia to the Socceroos’ opening goal vs. France is what the World Cup is all about

Australia’s opening World Cup game against France went pretty must as expected. France dominated and cruised to a 4-1 victory, but there were 18 beautiful minutes that the Socceroos held a 1-0 lead.

Because of time zones, fans back in the land down under had a groggy morning to watch their team play. Kickoff was at 6 a.m. for fans that gathered to watch in Melbourne. Despite the fact the sun rose only a couple minutes before kickoff, the energy was still there from the fans.

When Craig Goodwin scored the game’s opener in the ninth minute it was pandemonium in the stadium and Australia.

Australia Fans Reaction To Goodwin Goal

Nothing like losing your mind at six in the morning over soccer. These kinds of reactions are part of the magic of the World Cup. Similar scenes happened in Japan after the massive upset of Germany.

Saudi Arabia fans also had euphoric reactions after taking down Argentina.

This is why this is the best sport in the world.

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