Uruguay 2-3 Germany

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  • Bavarian Bliss

    Germany fans soak up the atmosphere at the Nelson Madela Stadium in traditional bar costumes.

    No suckers

    Uruguay fans send a message to Paul the psychic octopus, who predicted a German win.

    Put the boot in

    Uruguay's Diego Forlan is tackled by Marcell Jansen as he bears down on the German goal.

    Young gun

    German starlet Thomas Muller puts his team ahead only 19 minutes into the third-place play-off.

  • Thank heavens

    Edinson Cavani levels for Uruguay and looks to the skies to celebrate.

    Golden boy

    Diego Forlan puts Uruguay 2-1 up and stakes his claim for the Golden Boot with his fifth goal of the World Cup.

    Agony and ecstasy

    Marcell Jansen of Germany celebrates scoring his team's second goal to make it 2-2.

    Group hug

    Germany midfielder Marcell Jansen celebrates his equaliser with Sami Khedira.

  • Midfield battle

    Uruguay's Diego Godin turns away from Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil.

    Super Sami

    Midfielder Sami Khedira scores his first goal for Germany to give his side a 3-2 lead.

    Down and out

    Uruguay's Diego Godin reacts after Germany take the lead in Port Elizabeth.


    Germany celebrate a 3-2 victory over Uruguay to earn a bronze medal at the World Cup.