One fan was quick to strip bare and souvenir one ball before a surfer paddled across and grabbed the other.
Local lifeguards tipped off police that the team was heading to Bondi.
Hundreds huddled on the road above the club for more than an hour hoping to get a glimpse of one of the stars.
Officers on horseback were on hand to block Notts Ave to make sure the players could safely make their way from Icebergs to their bus on Campbell Pde.
Aussie football fans now turn their attention to Melbourne, where fellow English giants Liverpool will take on the Melbourne Victory at the MCG on Wednesday.