The week in pictures

While we’re on the World Cup, Australian football fans didn’t let the ‘Socceroos’’ terrible first match performance get them down, and set about building a post-game ‘beer snake’.

It doesn’t really look like a snake, obviously, but that’s not the point.

Normally, a beer snake is put together by spectators in the stands, ‘snaking’ its way through the hands of participants who add their empty cups on the way to add to the body.

This particular snake, however, remained freestanding “and thus is perhaps more accurately described as a ‘tower’ rather than a true snake,” writes our poetically-gifted fine wine editor Rupert Millar.

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