It’s exciting news for Aussie fans to see the Samba stars on home soil, with social media abuzz following the announcement.
We’ve picked out some of the best reaction on Twitter from the players and fans.
Two all time greats are doing battle in your backyard!— Daniel Hanney (@DanHanney) July 5, 2017
⚽Matildas v Brazil.
📅Tuesday, 19th September 2017.
📍 Hunter Stadium pic.twitter.com/VPEuC4ZlHx
Soooo excited for Matildas to play on home soil against Brazil!!! Can't wipe the smile of my face. Getting tickets today!!😊⭐💛💚💛💚💛💚💛⚽️ https://t.co/8xllr63zkt— Rachel Perry (@rperryau) July 5, 2017
Based on world rankings I would venture these could be the best football games ever played in Australia. https://t.co/3sOg7OJ2wo— Melissa Brooks (@melissacbrooks) July 5, 2017
Nothing better than playing in front of a home crowd!! https://t.co/MekhFLgjcd— Clare Polkinghorne (@clarepolks89) July 5, 2017
Get the sense both communities will rally around these matches and fill the stands, can't wait! https://t.co/zvYQejGj5m— Sarah Walsh (@swalshy9) July 5, 2017
@TheMatildas can't wait just brought my ticket!. Going to be fantastic!.— ᴍɪᴛᴄʜ ⚡️❄️🦇🐱💣🏁🕺 (@MitchBurton) July 5, 2017