Pics: Socceroos' farewell dinner

It's not all drills and autograph signings!

The Socceroos have drawn plenty of scepticism about how they'll handle the pressure cooker of next month's World Cup.

However, the youthful line-up showed they were seasoned pros when it came to some red carpet scrutiny.

Enjoying time out from a punishing training schedule on the Central Coast, the new-look squad rubbed shoulders with the who's who of the game during a farewell gala dinner at the Sydney Opera House on Thursday night.

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