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Socceroo /sɒkərˈu:/ 

 (countable noun) Usage note: This is the usual term used by all speakers.

A member of the Australian National Association Football team. In Australia, ‘football’ often refers to Australian Rules football, while ‘soccer’ refers to football played with a round ball and eleven players on each side.

Example: While his main focus is coaching Inglewood, the former Socceroo says he plans to play a few games this season. (http://members.iinet.net.au/Socceroojacob/wasoccer/archivednews/2007MarApr.htm) 

A Socceroo fan

(photo by Julia Miller)