1. Just like Spain four years ago and Italy in 2010, Germany proved that Defending Champions are now doomed to exit the World Cup at the group stage....read more
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From Joachim Low resigns as Germany coach; blames team's failure on "curse"
"They also won in 2005 and 2009 and also failed at the ensuing World Cups in 2006 and 2010...." - see story