WE'VE gone footy mad here in London, all the Walkabout pubs have been packed for the Aussie games and we're all pretty stunned by the team's success.
But one thing is the footy fever here in London but back home, my mates have been up at 5am to watch the games and then straight into the pubs which have been opening at 6am. Needless to say not much work has been done in the wake of the past two games, most people are too drunk by the time they should have been making their way to work. Many of the multiplex cinemas have also been opening in the early hours to show the games on the big screen.
There are only 22 million of us back home, but over 12 million, half the population, have been watching the games live.
But, I fear it may not last much longer.
In typical Australian style, we're cautiously optimistic and just enjoying the glory while it lasts.
There's a great feeling in the Aussie community here in London.
It's Italy next and, while we'll all be watching it, what ever's going on, it's going to be a tricky clash.
Bruce Willis got a bit of a shock when he rocked up in London for the premiere of his film.
There were quite a few notable no shows with a number of top stars staying away to watch the football.
There were also a few top charity doos on at the same time and their guests lists were also hit by the footy.
You have to understand, while we Aussies are world champions at most sports, we've never done too much on the footy pitch.
We don't call them the Socceroos anymore, they're the Shockeroos. “Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! Oi! Oi! Oi!”