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The German soccer squad  arrives in central Berlin Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Germany s World Cup-winning team has returned home  from Brazil to celebrate the country s fourth title with huge crowds of fans. The team s Boeing 747 touched down at Berlin s Tegel airport midmorning Tuesday after flying a lap of honor over the  fan mile  in front of the landmark Brandenburg Gate.

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The German football team arrives in central Berlin on Tuesday. Germany’s World Cup-winning team has returned home from Brazil to celebrate the country s fourth title with huge crowds of fans lining the streets

A model wears a creation of Miranda Konstantinodou's Spring/Summer 2015 collection during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Berlin, Germany, Friday, July 11, 2014.

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A model wears a creation of Miranda Konstantinodou’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Berlin, Germany, Friday Read more

A FIFA official tests the pitch as rain pours down prior to the group G World Cup soccer match between the USA and Germany at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, Thursday, June 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

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A Fifa official tests the pitch as rain pours down before the group G World Cup football match between the US and Germany at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil Read more

Morning fog covers the valleys near Bernbeuren, southern Germany, at sunrise.

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Morning fog covers the valleys near Bernbeuren, southern Germany, at sunrise.

RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE, MANDATORY M...RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE, MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION, TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION  A graffiti depicting German Chancellor Angela Merkel is seen on June 23, 2014 on the wall in front of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt / Main, Germany.   AFP PHOTO / DPA/ BORIS ROESSLER /GERMANY OUTBORIS ROESSLER/AFP/Getty Images

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A graffiti depicting German Chancellor Angela Merkel is seen on the wall in front of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany Read more

Rescue workers transport equipment into a police helicopter near the entrance to the Riesending vertical cave after the final phase of the transport of injured spelunker Johann Westhauser to the surface on June 19, 2014 near Marktschellenberg, Germany. Westhauser received a severe head injury when he was struck by rocks in the cave on June 8, 1,000 meters below the surface, and emergency crews from Germany, Italy and other nations have been working around the clock in an arduous effort to save him. Westhauser was among explorers who first discovered the cave, which is over 20 kilometers long, in 1995.

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Rescue workers transport equipment into a police helicopter near the entrance to the Riesending vertical cave after the final phase of the transport of injured spelunker Johann Westhauser to the surface on Thursday near Marktschellenberg, Germany

Girls dressed in  traditional clothes of the Sorbs prepare for  the Corpus Christi procession in Crostwitz, eastern, Germany, Thursday,June 19, 2014. The Catholic Sorbs are a Slavic minority   located near the German-Polish border.

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Girls dressed in traditional garb of the Sorbs prepare for the Corpus Christi procession in Crostwitz, eastern Germany. The Catholic Sorbs are a Slavic minority residing near the German-Polish border.

Portugal's Ronaldo fights for the ball with Germany's Lahm, Mertesacker and Neuer during their 2014 World Cup Group G soccer match at the Fonte Nova arena in Salvador...Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo (2nd R) fights for the ball with Germany's Philipp Lahm (L-R), Per Mertesacker and Manuel Neuer during their 2014 World Cup Group G soccer match at the Fonte Nova arena in Salvador June 16, 2014.  REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (BRAZIL  - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)

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Portugal‘s Cristiano Ronaldo (2nd R) fights for the ball with Germany‘s Philipp Lahm (L-R), Per Mertesacker and Manuel Neuer during their 2014 World Cup Group G soccer match at the Fonte Nova arena in Salvador June 16, 2014. Read more

An aerial bomb is detonated in a railway area in Leipzig

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An aerial bomb explodes near railway lines in Leipzig, Germany. A bomb disposal team detonated the American aircraft device after it was discovered during construction works

A man plays with a ball at sunset on June 10, 2014 in Berlin.

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A man plays with a ball at sunset on Wednesday in Berlin