Mertesacker, Ozil and Schurrle strut their stuff in Berlin. It was probably a good idea on the plane...
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China's president dreams of winning World Cup, says head of new football academy
Substitute hits injury time winner as Germany become first Europeans to win in America
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A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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