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The match-winner was elated with the response his side showed as they kept their World Cup campaign alive with Saturday's win over Sweden
'Few teams have the balls to play like that' - Kroos delighted as Germany answer critics
The match-winner was elated with the response his side showed as they kept their World Cup campaign alive with Saturday's win over Sweden
Sweden’s Janne Andersson angry with Germany over last-gasp goal celebration
Sweden’s Janne Andersson angry with Germany over last-gasp goal celebration
Sweden’s Janne Andersson angry with Germany over last-gasp goal celebration
Sweden manager Janne Andersson, fourth from right, and Germany’s Oliver Bierhoff, fifth from left, clash at the end of the match in Sochi.
Sweden’s Janne Andersson angry with Germany over last-gasp goal celebration
Sweden manager Janne Andersson, fourth from right, and Germany’s Oliver Bierhoff, fifth from left, clash at the end of the match in Sochi.
Sweden’s Janne Andersson angry with Germany over last-gasp goal celebration
Sweden’s Janne Andersson angry with Germany over last-gasp goal celebration
Sweden’s Janne Andersson angry with Germany over last-gasp goal celebration
Joachim Low is willing to "wait and see" if the midfielder will be fit for the decisive group stage clash after damaging his nose against Sweden
Possible broken nose leaves Germany's Rudy in doubt for South Korea clash
Joachim Low is willing to "wait and see" if the midfielder will be fit for the decisive group stage clash after damaging his nose against Sweden
Sweden players walk on the pitch at the end of the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. Germany won 2-1.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Sweden has a lot to be upset about after last-minute loss
Sweden players walk on the pitch at the end of the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. Germany won 2-1.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Referee Szymon Marcniak of Poland, right, talks with Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz, middle, at the end the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Sweden has a lot to be upset about after last-minute loss
Referee Szymon Marcniak of Poland, right, talks with Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz, middle, at the end the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Sweden's Ludwig Augustinsson holds his head as he lies on the pitch at the end of the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. Germany won 2-1. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Sweden has a lot to be upset about after last-minute loss
Sweden's Ludwig Augustinsson holds his head as he lies on the pitch at the end of the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. Germany won 2-1. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
Joachim Low's coaching staff seemed to aggravate the Sweden bench following Toni Kroos' last-gasp winner for Germany.
Sweden boss Andersson angered by Germany coaching staff
Joachim Low's coaching staff seemed to aggravate the Sweden bench following Toni Kroos' last-gasp winner for Germany.
Germany's Toni Kroos, left, scores his side's second goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden
Germany's Toni Kroos, left, scores his side's second goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Sweden's John Guidetti, left, and Germany's Toni Kroos jump for the ball during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden
Sweden's John Guidetti, left, and Germany's Toni Kroos jump for the ball during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Blood drips from the nose of Germany's Sebastian Rudy during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden
Blood drips from the nose of Germany's Sebastian Rudy during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates after scoring his side's second goal with his teammate Germany's Antonio Ruediger, left, and Marco Reus, right, during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden
Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates after scoring his side's second goal with his teammate Germany's Antonio Ruediger, left, and Marco Reus, right, during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Sweden's Andreas Granqvist, left, and teammate Andreas Granqvist gestures during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden
Sweden's Andreas Granqvist, left, and teammate Andreas Granqvist gestures during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates after he scored his side's second goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden
Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates after he scored his side's second goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Sweden's Viktor Claesson, left, challenges Germany's Toni Kroos during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden
Sweden's Viktor Claesson, left, challenges Germany's Toni Kroos during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
The Real Madrid star curled home a late free-kick to give Germany a vital win over Sweden in the dying moments on Saturday
'Toniiiiii!!!' – Late Kroos winner sets football world alight
The Real Madrid star curled home a late free-kick to give Germany a vital win over Sweden in the dying moments on Saturday
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low celebrates their second goal REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low celebrates their second goal REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low and Toni Kroos celebrate after the match REUTERS/Hannah McKay
World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low and Toni Kroos celebrate after the match REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Germany supporters in Berlin were in ecstasy after their team salvaged their World Cup chances (AFP Photo/John MACDOUGALL)
Germany supporters in Berlin were in ecstasy after their team salvaged their World Cup chances
Germany supporters in Berlin were in ecstasy after their team salvaged their World Cup chances (AFP Photo/John MACDOUGALL)
Germany supporters in Berlin were in ecstasy after their team salvaged their World Cup chances
Germany supporters in Berlin were in ecstasy after their team salvaged their World Cup chances
Germany supporters in Berlin were in ecstasy after their team salvaged their World Cup chances
Germany's Jerome Boateng leaves the field after receiving a red card during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
The Latest: FIFA weighs discipline over Balkan displays
Germany's Jerome Boateng leaves the field after receiving a red card during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates at the end of the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
The Latest: FIFA weighs discipline over Balkan displays
Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates at the end of the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Germany's Marco Reus, middle, celebrates after scoring against Sweden goalkeeper Robin Olsen his side's first goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
The Latest: FIFA weighs discipline over Balkan displays
Germany's Marco Reus, middle, celebrates after scoring against Sweden goalkeeper Robin Olsen his side's first goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Sweden head coach Janne Andersson reacts during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
The Latest: FIFA weighs discipline over Balkan displays
Sweden head coach Janne Andersson reacts during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Sweden's Ola Toivonen (20) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
The Latest: FIFA weighs discipline over Balkan displays
Sweden's Ola Toivonen (20) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Mexico's Edson Alvarez celebrates after his team won the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
The Latest: FIFA weighs discipline over Balkan displays
Mexico's Edson Alvarez celebrates after his team won the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
From left, Germany goalkeepers coach Andreas Koepke, team manager Oliver Bierhoff and head coach Joachim Loew stand on the pitch prior to the start of the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
The Latest: FIFA weighs discipline over Balkan displays
From left, Germany goalkeepers coach Andreas Koepke, team manager Oliver Bierhoff and head coach Joachim Loew stand on the pitch prior to the start of the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Sweden's Ola Toivonen, right, scores the opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
The Latest: FIFA weighs discipline over Balkan displays
Sweden's Ola Toivonen, right, scores the opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Germany's Mario Gomez, Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan, from left, sit on the bench prior to the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
The Latest: FIFA weighs discipline over Balkan displays
Germany's Mario Gomez, Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan, from left, sit on the bench prior to the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Sweden's Albin Ekdal, right, duels for the ball with Germany's Jerome Boateng during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
The Latest: FIFA weighs discipline over Balkan displays
Sweden's Albin Ekdal, right, duels for the ball with Germany's Jerome Boateng during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Germany's Marco Reus, center, celebrates with Thomas Mueller after scoring his side's opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
The Latest: FIFA weighs discipline over Balkan displays
Germany's Marco Reus, center, celebrates with Thomas Mueller after scoring his side's opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
For most of Saturday’s match against Sweden, defending World Cup champion Germany’s hopes of repeating appeared to be hanging by a thread. But a full five minutes into stoppage time, midfielder Tony Kroos stepped up to a free kick deep in Sweden’s end and curled his right footed shot past keeper Robin Olsen, the 2-1 victory vaulting Germany into second place in the Group F behind Mexico.
Toni Kroos' stoppage-time wonder strike rescues World Cup hopes for Germany
For most of Saturday’s match against Sweden, defending World Cup champion Germany’s hopes of repeating appeared to be hanging by a thread. But a full five minutes into stoppage time, midfielder Tony Kroos stepped up to a free kick deep in Sweden’s end and curled his right footed shot past keeper Robin Olsen, the 2-1 victory vaulting Germany into second place in the Group F behind Mexico.
For most of Saturday’s match against Sweden, defending World Cup champion Germany’s hopes of repeating appeared to be hanging by a thread. But a full five minutes into stoppage time, midfielder Tony Kroos stepped up to a free kick deep in Sweden’s end and curled his right footed shot past keeper Robin Olsen, the 2-1 victory vaulting Germany into second place in the Group F behind Mexico.
Toni Kroos' stoppage-time wonder strike rescues World Cup hopes for Germany
For most of Saturday’s match against Sweden, defending World Cup champion Germany’s hopes of repeating appeared to be hanging by a thread. But a full five minutes into stoppage time, midfielder Tony Kroos stepped up to a free kick deep in Sweden’s end and curled his right footed shot past keeper Robin Olsen, the 2-1 victory vaulting Germany into second place in the Group F behind Mexico.
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Michael Dalder
World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Michael Dalder
World Cup 2018: Germany have been to the brink and back and learnt of their limitations along the way
World Cup 2018: Germany have been to the brink and back and learnt of their limitations along the way
World Cup 2018: Germany have been to the brink and back and learnt of their limitations along the way
World Cup 2018: Germany have been to the brink and back and learnt of their limitations along the way
World Cup 2018: Germany have been to the brink and back and learnt of their limitations along the way
World Cup 2018: Germany have been to the brink and back and learnt of their limitations along the way
World Cup 2018: Germany have been to the brink and back and learnt of their limitations along the way
World Cup 2018: Germany have been to the brink and back and learnt of their limitations along the way
World Cup 2018: Germany have been to the brink and back and learnt of their limitations along the way
World Cup 2018: Germany have been to the brink and back and learnt of their limitations along the way
World Cup 2018: Germany have been to the brink and back and learnt of their limitations along the way
World Cup 2018: Germany have been to the brink and back and learnt of their limitations along the way
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low and Toni Kroos celebrate after the match REUTERS/Hannah McKay
World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low and Toni Kroos celebrate after the match REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low and Toni Kroos celebrate after the match REUTERS/Hannah McKay
World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low and Toni Kroos celebrate after the match REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz comes on as a substitute to replace Viktor Claesson REUTERS/Michael Dalder
World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz comes on as a substitute to replace Viktor Claesson REUTERS/Michael Dalder
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz comes on as a substitute to replace Viktor Claesson REUTERS/Michael Dalder
World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz comes on as a substitute to replace Viktor Claesson REUTERS/Michael Dalder
Toni Kroos celebrates after scoring Germany's late winner against Sweden in Sochi (AFP Photo/Odd ANDERSEN)
Toni Kroos celebrates after scoring Germany's late winner against Sweden in Sochi
Toni Kroos celebrates after scoring Germany's late winner against Sweden in Sochi (AFP Photo/Odd ANDERSEN)
Toni Kroos celebrates after scoring Germany's late winner against Sweden in Sochi
Toni Kroos celebrates after scoring Germany's late winner against Sweden in Sochi
Toni Kroos celebrates after scoring Germany's late winner against Sweden in Sochi
Fans in Berlin rejoice as Toni Kroos rescues Germany's World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion, curling in a stunning free-kick deep into injury time to seal a 2-1 win against Sweden.
German fans rejoice as World Cup hopes rescued
Fans in Berlin rejoice as Toni Kroos rescues Germany's World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion, curling in a stunning free-kick deep into injury time to seal a 2-1 win against Sweden.
Fans in Berlin rejoice as Toni Kroos rescues Germany's World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion, curling in a stunning free-kick deep into injury time to seal a 2-1 win against Sweden.
German fans rejoice as World Cup hopes rescued
Fans in Berlin rejoice as Toni Kroos rescues Germany's World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion, curling in a stunning free-kick deep into injury time to seal a 2-1 win against Sweden.
Fans in Berlin rejoice as Toni Kroos rescues Germany's World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion, curling in a stunning free-kick deep into injury time to seal a 2-1 win against Sweden.
German fans rejoice as World Cup hopes rescued
Fans in Berlin rejoice as Toni Kroos rescues Germany's World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion, curling in a stunning free-kick deep into injury time to seal a 2-1 win against Sweden.
Fans in Berlin rejoice as Toni Kroos rescues Germany's World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion, curling in a stunning free-kick deep into injury time to seal a 2-1 win against Sweden.
German fans rejoice as World Cup hopes rescued
Fans in Berlin rejoice as Toni Kroos rescues Germany's World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion, curling in a stunning free-kick deep into injury time to seal a 2-1 win against Sweden.
Fans in Berlin rejoice as Toni Kroos rescues Germany's World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion, curling in a stunning free-kick deep into injury time to seal a 2-1 win against Sweden.
German fans rejoice as World Cup hopes rescued
Fans in Berlin rejoice as Toni Kroos rescues Germany's World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion, curling in a stunning free-kick deep into injury time to seal a 2-1 win against Sweden.
Fans in Berlin rejoice as Toni Kroos rescues Germany's World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion, curling in a stunning free-kick deep into injury time to seal a 2-1 win against Sweden.
German fans rejoice as World Cup hopes rescued
Fans in Berlin rejoice as Toni Kroos rescues Germany's World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion, curling in a stunning free-kick deep into injury time to seal a 2-1 win against Sweden.
Fans in Berlin rejoice as Toni Kroos rescues Germany's World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion, curling in a stunning free-kick deep into injury time to seal a 2-1 win against Sweden.
German fans rejoice as World Cup hopes rescued
Fans in Berlin rejoice as Toni Kroos rescues Germany's World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion, curling in a stunning free-kick deep into injury time to seal a 2-1 win against Sweden.
Fans in Berlin rejoice as Toni Kroos rescues Germany's World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion, curling in a stunning free-kick deep into injury time to seal a 2-1 win against Sweden.
German fans rejoice as World Cup hopes rescued
Fans in Berlin rejoice as Toni Kroos rescues Germany's World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion, curling in a stunning free-kick deep into injury time to seal a 2-1 win against Sweden.
The match-winner was elated with the response his side showed as they kept their World Cup campaign alive with Saturday's win over Sweden
'Few teams have the balls to play like that' - Kroos delighted as Germany answer critics
The match-winner was elated with the response his side showed as they kept their World Cup campaign alive with Saturday's win over Sweden
Sweden’s Janne Andersson angry with Germany over last-gasp goal celebration
Sweden’s Janne Andersson angry with Germany over last-gasp goal celebration
Sweden’s Janne Andersson angry with Germany over last-gasp goal celebration
Sweden manager Janne Andersson, fourth from right, and Germany’s Oliver Bierhoff, fifth from left, clash at the end of the match in Sochi.
Sweden’s Janne Andersson angry with Germany over last-gasp goal celebration
Sweden manager Janne Andersson, fourth from right, and Germany’s Oliver Bierhoff, fifth from left, clash at the end of the match in Sochi.
Sweden’s Janne Andersson angry with Germany over last-gasp goal celebration
Sweden’s Janne Andersson angry with Germany over last-gasp goal celebration
Sweden’s Janne Andersson angry with Germany over last-gasp goal celebration
Joachim Low is willing to "wait and see" if the midfielder will be fit for the decisive group stage clash after damaging his nose against Sweden
Possible broken nose leaves Germany's Rudy in doubt for South Korea clash
Joachim Low is willing to "wait and see" if the midfielder will be fit for the decisive group stage clash after damaging his nose against Sweden
Sweden players walk on the pitch at the end of the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. Germany won 2-1.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Sweden has a lot to be upset about after last-minute loss
Sweden players walk on the pitch at the end of the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. Germany won 2-1.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Referee Szymon Marcniak of Poland, right, talks with Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz, middle, at the end the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Sweden has a lot to be upset about after last-minute loss
Referee Szymon Marcniak of Poland, right, talks with Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz, middle, at the end the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Sweden's Ludwig Augustinsson holds his head as he lies on the pitch at the end of the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. Germany won 2-1. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Sweden has a lot to be upset about after last-minute loss
Sweden's Ludwig Augustinsson holds his head as he lies on the pitch at the end of the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. Germany won 2-1. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
World Cup 2018: Sweden manager Janne Andersson accuses Germany of showing disrespect after Toni Kroos winner
Joachim Low's coaching staff seemed to aggravate the Sweden bench following Toni Kroos' last-gasp winner for Germany.
Sweden boss Andersson angered by Germany coaching staff
Joachim Low's coaching staff seemed to aggravate the Sweden bench following Toni Kroos' last-gasp winner for Germany.
Germany's Toni Kroos, left, scores his side's second goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden
Germany's Toni Kroos, left, scores his side's second goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Sweden's John Guidetti, left, and Germany's Toni Kroos jump for the ball during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden
Sweden's John Guidetti, left, and Germany's Toni Kroos jump for the ball during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Blood drips from the nose of Germany's Sebastian Rudy during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden
Blood drips from the nose of Germany's Sebastian Rudy during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates after scoring his side's second goal with his teammate Germany's Antonio Ruediger, left, and Marco Reus, right, during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden
Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates after scoring his side's second goal with his teammate Germany's Antonio Ruediger, left, and Marco Reus, right, during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Sweden's Andreas Granqvist, left, and teammate Andreas Granqvist gestures during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden
Sweden's Andreas Granqvist, left, and teammate Andreas Granqvist gestures during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Sweden's Viktor Claesson, left, challenges Germany's Toni Kroos during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden
Sweden's Viktor Claesson, left, challenges Germany's Toni Kroos during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
The Real Madrid star curled home a late free-kick to give Germany a vital win over Sweden in the dying moments on Saturday
'Toniiiiii!!!' – Late Kroos winner sets football world alight
The Real Madrid star curled home a late free-kick to give Germany a vital win over Sweden in the dying moments on Saturday
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low celebrates their second goal REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low celebrates their second goal REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low and Toni Kroos celebrate after the match REUTERS/Hannah McKay
World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low and Toni Kroos celebrate after the match REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Germany supporters in Berlin were in ecstasy after their team salvaged their World Cup chances (AFP Photo/John MACDOUGALL)
Germany supporters in Berlin were in ecstasy after their team salvaged their World Cup chances
Germany supporters in Berlin were in ecstasy after their team salvaged their World Cup chances (AFP Photo/John MACDOUGALL)
Germany supporters in Berlin were in ecstasy after their team salvaged their World Cup chances
Germany supporters in Berlin were in ecstasy after their team salvaged their World Cup chances
Germany supporters in Berlin were in ecstasy after their team salvaged their World Cup chances
Germany's Jerome Boateng leaves the field after receiving a red card during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
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Germany's Jerome Boateng leaves the field after receiving a red card during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates at the end of the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
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Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates at the end of the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Germany's Marco Reus, middle, celebrates after scoring against Sweden goalkeeper Robin Olsen his side's first goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
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Germany's Marco Reus, middle, celebrates after scoring against Sweden goalkeeper Robin Olsen his side's first goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Sweden head coach Janne Andersson reacts during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
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Sweden head coach Janne Andersson reacts during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Sweden's Ola Toivonen (20) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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Sweden's Ola Toivonen (20) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Mexico's Edson Alvarez celebrates after his team won the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
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Mexico's Edson Alvarez celebrates after his team won the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
From left, Germany goalkeepers coach Andreas Koepke, team manager Oliver Bierhoff and head coach Joachim Loew stand on the pitch prior to the start of the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
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From left, Germany goalkeepers coach Andreas Koepke, team manager Oliver Bierhoff and head coach Joachim Loew stand on the pitch prior to the start of the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Sweden's Ola Toivonen, right, scores the opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
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Sweden's Ola Toivonen, right, scores the opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Germany's Mario Gomez, Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan, from left, sit on the bench prior to the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
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Germany's Mario Gomez, Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan, from left, sit on the bench prior to the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Sweden's Albin Ekdal, right, duels for the ball with Germany's Jerome Boateng during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
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Sweden's Albin Ekdal, right, duels for the ball with Germany's Jerome Boateng during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Germany's Marco Reus, center, celebrates with Thomas Mueller after scoring his side's opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
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Germany's Marco Reus, center, celebrates with Thomas Mueller after scoring his side's opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Former German international Lukas Podolski celebrated as the defending champions came back from the brink of World Cup elimination to beat Sweden.
Podolski celebrates Germany late winner
Former German international Lukas Podolski celebrated as the defending champions came back from the brink of World Cup elimination to beat Sweden.
Former German international Lukas Podolski celebrated as the defending champions came back from the brink of World Cup elimination to beat Sweden.
Podolski celebrates Germany late winner
Former German international Lukas Podolski celebrated as the defending champions came back from the brink of World Cup elimination to beat Sweden.
Former German international Lukas Podolski celebrated as the defending champions came back from the brink of World Cup elimination to beat Sweden.
Podolski celebrates Germany late winner
Former German international Lukas Podolski celebrated as the defending champions came back from the brink of World Cup elimination to beat Sweden.
For most of Saturday’s match against Sweden, defending World Cup champion Germany’s hopes of repeating appeared to be hanging by a thread. But a full five minutes into stoppage time, midfielder Tony Kroos stepped up to a free kick deep in Sweden’s end and curled his right footed shot past keeper Robin Olsen, the 2-1 victory vaulting Germany into second place in the Group F behind Mexico.
Toni Kroos' stoppage-time wonder strike rescues World Cup hopes for Germany
For most of Saturday’s match against Sweden, defending World Cup champion Germany’s hopes of repeating appeared to be hanging by a thread. But a full five minutes into stoppage time, midfielder Tony Kroos stepped up to a free kick deep in Sweden’s end and curled his right footed shot past keeper Robin Olsen, the 2-1 victory vaulting Germany into second place in the Group F behind Mexico.
For most of Saturday’s match against Sweden, defending World Cup champion Germany’s hopes of repeating appeared to be hanging by a thread. But a full five minutes into stoppage time, midfielder Tony Kroos stepped up to a free kick deep in Sweden’s end and curled his right footed shot past keeper Robin Olsen, the 2-1 victory vaulting Germany into second place in the Group F behind Mexico.
Toni Kroos' stoppage-time wonder strike rescues World Cup hopes for Germany
For most of Saturday’s match against Sweden, defending World Cup champion Germany’s hopes of repeating appeared to be hanging by a thread. But a full five minutes into stoppage time, midfielder Tony Kroos stepped up to a free kick deep in Sweden’s end and curled his right footed shot past keeper Robin Olsen, the 2-1 victory vaulting Germany into second place in the Group F behind Mexico.

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