Sydney Opera House Lit Up in Green and Gold as Australia Enters World Cup Last 16

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 Argentina.

A 1-0 triumph over Denmark put Australia’s national football team, nicknamed the Socceroos, second in Group D meaning they qualified for 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 @crocodylbert shows the iconic sails lit up in the green and gold colours of the national soccer team. Credit: @crocodylbert via Storyful

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