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Paul the octopus dies

Paul the octopus dies

Paul the Octopus, who correctly predicted the outcome of games during this year’s World Cup soccer tournament, has died. The eight-tentacled cephalopod oracle died of natural causes, the aquarium where he lived said Tuesday. He was 2 and a half.

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Müller reveals surprise at winning Golden Boot

Müller reveals surprise at winning Golden Boot

Thomas Müller has admitted he never believed he would win the Golden Boot before the World Cup began. Germany’s 20-year-old forward, who only made his international debut in March, scored five times in South Africa to clinch the award. David

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Highlights: Germany vs. Uruguay

Highlights: Germany vs. Uruguay

Germany end off their World Cup campaign on a high note after securing 3rd place in the game against Uruguay. Here are all the goals and highlights from the game.

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Ronaldo hails nearly-man Klose

Ronaldo hails nearly-man Klose

Ronaldo has praised Miroslav Klose’s scoring achievements after the German striker fell just short of the Brazilian World Cup winner’s 15-goal all-time tournament record. Klose’s four goals in South Africa took him to 14 strikes across the past three World

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Germany secure third place

Germany secure third place

Sami Khedira’s 82nd-minute header earned Germany a 3-2 victory in a rousing and rain-soaked World Cup third-place play-off match here on Saturday. The Stuttgart midfielder rose to nod the ball beyond Fernando Muslera after Uruguay failed to clear a late

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Match preview: Germany vs. Uruguay

Match preview: Germany vs. Uruguay

For evidence of just how much the play-off for third place at the World Cup means, you only have to go back to the summer of 2006 and recall the determination with which host nation Germany rounded off their campaign

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Goal-scoring record is not on Klose’s mind

Goal-scoring record is not on Klose’s mind

Klose is hoping to shake off a back injury before Germany’s match with Uruguay in what is likely to be his last chance to become the World Cup’s all-time leading scorer. The Bayern Munich striker is just one goal shy

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Klose could miss third-place match with injury

Klose could miss third-place match with injury

Germany striker Miroslav Klose could miss the World Cup 2010 third-place match against Uruguay because of injury. Germany assistant coach Hans-Dieter Flick has revealed that Klose has a back injury and could miss Saturday’s game in Port Elizabeth. The news is a

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