Fans laud Mathew Leckie after Socceroos gun scores WONDERGOAL to put Graham Arnold’s side on the cusp of a place in the last-16 at the World Cup: ‘Australian of the Year!’

Fans have lauded ‘Australian of the Year’ Mathew Leckie after his wonder strike against Denmark at the World Cup. 

The attacker kept his cool to finish off a wonderful counterattack and stun the Danes, weaving his way past his defender to fire low and hard past Kasper Schmeichel in goal for the Europeans. 

It means that the Australians have one foot in the last-16 of the World Cup, a stage they have not reached since the 2006 tournament in Germany.

And fans have taken to Twitter to lap up Leckie’s incredible goal, with some calling for him to be crowned Australian of the Year. 

‘Mathew Leckie for Australian of the Year,’ one fan said.

‘Mathew Leckie you slick jet!’ another said.

‘Mathew Leckie is NOT LUCKY, brilliance from him!’ a third said. 

More to follow.  



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