Virtuoso Mile Jedinak display against Honduras sends Australia to World Cup

  • Australia 3-1 Honduras; Socceroos progress 3-1 on aggregate
  • Captain’s free-kick leads to first goal before he scores two penalties

The day ended in the same manner it had started in Australia – with a resounding, deafening “yes”. The roar from the ANZ Stadium crowd as captain Mile Jedinak played a major hand in the opener and then scored two penalties in an ultimately comfortable 3-1 win over Honduras matched those around the country when the nation’s marriage equality survey result was announced earlier on Wednesday.

The Socceroos are going to next year’s World Cup in Russia, their fourth successive finals, after ending a mammoth qualifying campaign that saw Ange Postecoglou’s side play 22 games over 884 days and travel more than 250,000 kilometres to 22 countries. This campaign has been nothing if not an epic journey.

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