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Kerr says it like she feels: I have no problem with that

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So Matildas captain Sam Kerr upset a few people with her ''suck on that'' comments in the immediate aftermath of Australia's magnificent comeback win over Brazil in Montpellier in the early hours of Friday morning?

If those few words are all that people in Australia have got to worry about, then they are
a) very easily upset and just waiting to find something to take offence at; or
b) of far too sensitive a disposition to be watching top level, high intensity, emotionally challenging international sport.


Kerr had just played 90 frantic, emotionally-draining, gut-wrenching minutes when, at various points, the hopes and dreams of four long years seemed to be disappearing over the horizon before looming back into focus and then appearing right back in front of her as a very real opportunity.

She was on an adrenaline-fuelled high - as anyone who saw the images of her exultation would note when the final whistle sounded and the scoreline, a 3-2 win for Australia over Brazil, was been confirmed.

A camera was thrust in her sweat-stained face, a microphone pushed........

© The Age