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Socceroos

/ (ˌsɒkəˈruːz) /
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pl n
the Australian men's national soccer team
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Word Origin for Socceroos

from soccer + (kangar) oo

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How to use Socceroos in a sentence

  • Expect plenty of cuts to his gorgeous girlfriend, Sarah Brandner, while her sweetheart takes on the Socceroos.

    World Cup Primer|Joshua Robinson|June 12, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • In Group D, Australia and Serbia got the chop, with the Socceroos just missing out because of their poor goal differential.

    World Cup Primer|Joshua Robinson|June 12, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • Australia 2-1 Serbia For a few moments, the Socceroos saw a glimmer of hope as they went up 2-0.

    World Cup Primer|Joshua Robinson|June 12, 2010|DAILY BEAST
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