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Family fun before clean sweep time
Mitchell Johnson and his wife Jessica Bratich-Johnson with daughter Rubika at Christmas lunch yesterday. Picture: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

All eyes will be on Mitchell Johnson from today as Australia aims to continue its clean sweep against England, but yesterday was all about another Johnson - his daughter, Rubika.

The fast bowler and his wife Jessica Bratich-Johnson celebrated Christmas with their one-year-old daughter in Melbourne, attending a lunch with fellow Australian cricketers, support staff and their families.

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This time last year Bratich-Johnson was at home in Perth with her newborn and Johnson was preparing to play in Melbourne.

"It is our first (Christmas) together as a family," she said yesterday.

"It was really nice because there were lots of kids around and Santa came and handed out presents. We were lucky to have some family with us."

Bratich-Johnson will attend the High Tea at the 'G tomorrow, to raise money for the McGrath Foundation.

"Breast cancer affects so many women and their families and the foundation offers invaluable support for people fighting it," she said.

Johnson tweeted his followers in the afternoon to wish them a Merry Christmas, writing: "I hope you have enjoyed your day as much as I have with my family!"

A number of other high-profile West Australians, including Megan Gale and Renae Ayris, shared snippets of their festive season on social media.

West Coast Eagles star Nic Naitanui urged his followers to spare a thought for those less fortunate.

"For the past 15 years my old girl has worked with the homeless over the Christmas period. Taught me to be grateful for what I have and having a bed and loving family is A1," he wrote on Instagram. He later posted pictures of friends and family enjoying Christmas lunch.

Formula One star Daniel Ricciardo - who is home from Monaco for three weeks - was grinning from ear to ear as he clutched a Christmas present.

'It is our first (Christmas) together as a family.'" *Jessica Bratich-Johnson *