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Germany's return to form in World Cup an inspiration to all

Barbara McCarthy

Published 16/07/2014 | 02:30

Germany's Per Mertesacker celebrates the team’s 2014 Brazil World Cup victory.
Germany's Per Mertesacker celebrates the team’s 2014 Brazil World Cup victory.

A beautiful sunny day and hundreds of thousands of fans screaming 'All you need is Löw' greeted the World Cup winners when they arrived in Berlin on a specially customised Mercedes truck yesterday.

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No expenses were spared as the team sang and danced and made merry on a massive stage by the Brandenberg Gates.

It's difficult to come to terms with the fact that it actually happened: after 24 long years, we've won the World Cup again and the feeling is indescribable.

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