So Republic of Ireland did get their dream draw for the World Cup play-offs: Denmark.

[FULL DRAW: Ireland to play Denmark, Northern Ireland land Swiss]

The news was celebrated wildly on social media with ecstatic Irish fans already certain that their team had effectively clinched qualification for the finals in Russia.

Fans were left delighted and very, very confident…

So happy it left poor Danes pretty offended…

Fans were most excited about coming up against Nicklas Bendtner…

This should be fun…