Pics: Socceroos' farewell dinner
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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