It was 3.18am in Melbourne when Mathew Leckie slotted past Kasper Schmeichel - and those who had stayed up went wild.
Flares lit up the darkness in Fed Square, and suddenly you could forget that football - or soccer - is, at best, the fifth most popular sport in Australia.
Leckie's goal meant Australia stunned Euro 2020 semi-finalists Denmark 1-0 in Qatar to reach the knockout stage of the World Cup for the first time since 2006.
They will now play Argentina.
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