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German Camp

It’s not very often that a team needs to sweat out an injury for the third-placed game, given its relative unimportance in the grand scheme and all, but there is a very real and strange situation brewing in the German camp ahead of their second straight consolation game: Miroslav Klose is hurt.

Normally this is a non-issue, but Saturday’s game may stand as one of the largest in World Cup statistical history: Klose is one goal away from Ronaldo’s record with likely one World Cup game in his career.And when I say “likely”, I say that with as much… Continue reading

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