Thomas Muller has said he never believed he would win the Golden Boot before the World Cup began.
Incredible: Thomas Muller cannot believe he has won both the Golden Boot award and the Best Young Player Award at the World Cup.
The 20-year-old forward, who only made his international debut in March, scored five time View more »
Uruguay's Diego Forlan has won the FIFA Golden Ball as the outstanding player at the World Cup.
The Atletico Madrid man scored five goals, including a couple of stunners against Ghana and Germany, as Uruguay exceeded expectations to reach the semi-finals and then lose the third-place play-off 3-2 to Germany.
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Germany's World Cup captain Philip Lahm believes Joachim Low's men will only get better after their third-place finish in South Africa.
The average age of the German squad at the tournament was less than 25 and with youngsters such as Mehmut Ozil and Thomas Muller making a huge impression Lahm, who took the armban View more »
Joachim Low insists his Germany side can leave the World Cup with their heads held high after exceeding expectations in South Africa.
The three-time champions ended their campaign with a 3-2 victory over Uruguay in the third-place play-off in Port Elizabeth.
Low said: "In the second half, when we were forced to View more »
Last gasp: Sammy Khedira's goal gives germany the victory and seals a third-place finish
The rule book may already have been well and truly shredded at this World Cup, but there was still time for one more twist in a wet and wild Port Elizabeth on Saturday night: a third-placed play-off brimming over with entertainme View more »
* Germany claim third place at finals again
* Uruguay denied best finish since winning in 1950
* Mueller and Forlan move joint top of scoring charts
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Dejected and Pleased
PORT ELIZABETH, July 10 (Reuters) - Germany showed their legendary resilience on Saturday when they came fro View more »
Germany coach Joachim Loew praised the way his "champion team" overcame illness in the camp and fought back from adversity again to beat Uruguay 3-2 in a third-place World Cup play-off thriller.
Trailing 2-1 early in the second half and with their two first-choice strikers and captain watching from the bench after b View more »
Germany have won third place at the World Cup, claiming the bronze medal position after a fine match against Uruguay.
A lively opening period saw the teams go into the break level. Die Mannschaft impressed early and moved ahead thanks to a predatory strike from Thomas Mueller but Edison Cavani had tied the scores by t View more »
Thomas Muller staked his claim for the Golden Shoe award as the World Cup's top scorer as Germany secured the third-place consolation prize.
The 20-year-old midfielder currently leads the race after his fifth goal of the tournament - the same as Diego Forlan, David Villa and Wesley Sneijder but with more `assists'.
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Thomas Muller staked his claim for the Golden Shoe award as the World Cup's top scorer as Germany secured the third-place consolation prize with a 3-2 win over Uruguay.
The 20-year-old forward currently leads the race after his fifth goal of the tournament - the same as Diego Forlan, David Villa and Wesley Sneijder View more »