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Players’ congratulate Adam Goodes

AFL Players’ across the league have taken to Twitter to congratulate two-time Sydney Swans premiership player and Indigenous Advisory Board Chairman Adam Goodes was named the 2014 Australian of the Year on Saturday in Canberra, after being recognised for his work with indigenous youth through the Goodes O’Loughlin Foundation.

The first VFL-AFL footballer to be named Australian of the Year, the dual Brownlow medallist was selected from more than 3000 nominations submitted by the public.
He was named New South Wales’ Australian of the Year in November last year.

Watch his acceptance speech and see the responses from players below.