Sydney Opera House Illuminated Green and Gold Ahead of Australia's World Cup Last 16 Match

The sails of the Sydney Opera House were illuminated on the night of Saturday, December 3, ahead of Australia’s World Cup last 16 tie against France on Sunday.

A 1-0 triumph over Denmark sent Australia’s national football team, nicknamed the Socceroos, into the knockout rounds of the tournament

In celebration, the state of New South Wales announced that the sails of the Sydney Opera House would shine green and gold from Saturday night to dawn on Sunday.

This footage by user @thetaleofateller shows the iconic sails lit up in the green and gold colours. Credit: thetaleofateller via Storyful

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