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The Local · 23 Jun 2010, 18:17
Published: 23 Jun 2010 18:17 GMT+02:00
The Local’s World Cup blog offers an outsider’s perspective on German football as Die Mannschaft goes for glory in South Africa. Don’t miss our daily roundup!
Just hours before Germany's must-win match against Ghana, our bloggers uncovered an alleged Serbian plot to keep Die Mannschaft from advancing to the next round. We also looked at Germany captain Philipp Lahm's odd musical tastes.
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