The Day Australia Became a Football Nation | November 16th 2005

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The Day Australia Became a Football Nation | November 16th 2005

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10 years ago to the day, Australia truly embraced the beautiful game. 16th November 2005 will always be remembered by Socceroos fans, for ‘that penalty’ which changed Australian football forever. As John Aloisi stepped up during Australia’s he knew that scoring his penality in the shootout against Uruguay would end Australia’s 32 year wait to head to a World Cup… and the rest is Socceroos History.¬†Our very own Aussie, Eli Mengem, documents the day and meets his Socceroo heroes.

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