AFC Asian Cup
Australia picked up their first major international trophy as they defeated South Korea 2-1 in extra-time in the 2015 Asian Cup final in Sydney.
In an exciting match of countless talking points, here are three observations.
1. Glory to the brave
It was, without question, the least Socceroos-like performance of the Asian Cup. But they won't care.
Australia did not put in the type of performance coach Ange Postecoglou would have wanted in the decider, arguably being dominated for the first time...
The securing of Australia's first major men's football trophy -- the 2015 AFC Asian Cup -- came after a classic team performance against a determined South Korea side as they won 2-1 in the final thanks to James Troisi's extra-time strike.
For a change, it wasn't Tim Cahill who carried the Socceroos on his shoulders as Ange Postecoglou's young side dug deep to taste glory in front of 76,385 fans at Stadium Australia in Sydney.
Player ratings (1-10; 10 = best. Players introduced after 70 minutes...