Definitions

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  • proper n. A member of the Australian national soccer team, the Socceroos.
  • proper n. The Socceroos, in attributive reference.

Etymologies

Blend of soccer and kangaroo. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "I'd like to be the first of 1,057 Socceroo fans to offer absolutely no sympathy towards England for conceding four goals and a terrible decision against one of their shot-takers in a game against Germany during the 2010 World Cup" - Brendan Kennedy (and no other Socceroo fans).

    Inner Peace; and Fussball Gott

  • I feel like upsetting as many patriotic Team Socceroo type Australians as possible with as many obnoxious sentiments as I can dream up.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » And now I owe Doc Yobbo two bucks.

  • I feel sorry for Brett Emerton, though - he has rarely said no to Socceroo duties and earned 51 caps compared to Harry's 23, yet Emerton's late cards will disqualify him from playing in the Italy game.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • Durakovic will start Kewell behind the strikers against Sydney FC in a much-anticipated showdown with the competition's other big drawcard, fellow Socceroo Brett Emerton.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Durakovic has praised Kewell's approach and overall physical condition since his arrival to a rock star welcome last month, and believes the Socceroo's lack of match fitness is only a minor hurdle.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • It's understood McKain - a stout stopper who can adapt to the holding midfielder's role - has signed a three-year contract to become the latest Socceroo to join Rini Coolen's squad.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • On a side note, Mark Scwarzer tonight equals Alex Tobin's mark as the most capped Socceroo with 87 appearances for

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Schwarzer becomes the most capped Socceroo as Australia thump Uzbekistan 6-0 in the AFC Asian

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • The Socceroo's brilliant left-footed downward volley six minutes after halftime gave his side a lead.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Schwarzer, who surpassed Alex Tobin to set a new record for the most capped Socceroo ever on his 88th appearance, also found himself in action at the other end.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

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