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Toni Kroos celebrates after scoring his team’s late World Cup winner against Sweden.
I was jumping and screaming. Now I think we will see a different Germany
Toni Kroos celebrates after scoring his team’s late World Cup winner against Sweden.
Germany players reacts after their teammate Toni Kroos, scoring 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/Sergei Grits)
With last-gasp winner, Germany adds to comeback collection
Germany players reacts after their teammate Toni Kroos, scoring 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/Sergei Grits)
Sweden players reacts after Germany's Toni Kroos, right, 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/Thanassis Stavrakis)
With last-gasp winner, Germany adds to comeback collection
Sweden players reacts after Germany's Toni Kroos, right, 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/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Sweden midfielder Jimmy Durmaz trains in Gelendzhik, Russia, during the 2018 World Cup (AFP Photo/Jonathan NACKSTRAND)
Sweden midfielder Jimmy Durmaz trains in Gelendzhik, Russia, during the 2018 World Cup
Sweden midfielder Jimmy Durmaz trains in Gelendzhik, Russia, during the 2018 World Cup (AFP Photo/Jonathan NACKSTRAND)
Sweden midfielder Jimmy Durmaz trains in Gelendzhik, Russia, during the 2018 World Cup
Sweden midfielder Jimmy Durmaz trains in Gelendzhik, Russia, during the 2018 World Cup
Sweden midfielder Jimmy Durmaz trains in Gelendzhik, Russia, during the 2018 World Cup
Toni Kroos scored a dramatic late winner as Germany beat Sweden 2-1 (AFP Photo/Odd ANDERSEN)
Toni Kroos scored a dramatic late winner as Germany beat Sweden 2-1
Toni Kroos scored a dramatic late winner as Germany beat Sweden 2-1 (AFP Photo/Odd ANDERSEN)
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World Cup 2018 LIVE: England vs Panama latest updates, today’s fixtures in Russia, Germany vs Sweden reaction plus Japan vs Senegal and Poland vs Colombia
World Cup 2018 LIVE: England vs Panama latest updates, today’s fixtures in Russia, Germany vs Sweden reaction plus Japan vs Senegal and Poland vs Colombia
World Cup 2018 LIVE: England vs Panama latest updates, today’s fixtures in Russia, Germany vs Sweden reaction plus Japan vs Senegal and Poland vs Colombia
World Cup 2018 LIVE: England vs Panama latest updates, today’s fixtures in Russia, Germany vs Sweden reaction plus Japan vs Senegal and Poland vs Colombia
World Cup 2018 LIVE: England vs Panama latest updates, today’s fixtures in Russia, Germany vs Sweden reaction plus Japan vs Senegal and Poland vs Colombia
The two former Red Devils were not amused by the Bayern Munich defender's performance in Germany's clash with Sweden
'He thinks he's Beckenbauer' - Boateng slammed by Keane & Neville after 'disgraceful' Sweden display
The two former Red Devils were not amused by the Bayern Munich defender's performance in Germany's clash with Sweden
Relieved German players celebrate after Toni Kroos's winner against Sweden
Relieved German players celebrate after Toni Kroos's winner against Sweden
Relieved German players celebrate after Toni Kroos's winner against Sweden
Relieved German players celebrate after Toni Kroos's winner against Sweden (AFP Photo/Adrian DENNIS)
Relieved German players celebrate after Toni Kroos's winner against Sweden
Relieved German players celebrate after Toni Kroos's winner against Sweden (AFP Photo/Adrian DENNIS)
The forward was delighted with his country's win over Sweden, with Toni Kroos netting a brilliant last-minute free-kick
'I was almost in tears' - Werner revels in Germany's dramatic escape
The forward was delighted with his country's win over Sweden, with Toni Kroos netting a brilliant last-minute free-kick
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
Germany’s Toni Kroos watches from the edge of the area as his inch-perfect free-kick finds its way past Robin Olsen in the Sweden goal.
Germany’s refusal to admit defeat made their improbable win inevitable
Germany’s Toni Kroos watches from the edge of the area as his inch-perfect free-kick finds its way past Robin Olsen in the Sweden goal.
World Cup 2018 LIVE: England vs Panama latest updates, today’s fixtures in Russia, Germany vs Sweden reaction plus Japan vs Senegal and Poland vs Colombia
World Cup 2018 LIVE: England vs Panama latest updates, today’s fixtures in Russia, Germany vs Sweden reaction plus Japan vs Senegal and Poland vs Colombia
World Cup 2018 LIVE: England vs Panama latest updates, today’s fixtures in Russia, Germany vs Sweden reaction plus Japan vs Senegal and Poland vs Colombia
World Cup 2018 LIVE: England vs Panama latest updates, today’s fixtures in Russia, Germany vs Sweden reaction plus Japan vs Senegal and Poland vs Colombia
World Cup 2018 LIVE: England vs Panama latest updates, today’s fixtures in Russia, Germany vs Sweden reaction plus Japan vs Senegal and Poland vs Colombia
World Cup 2018 LIVE: England vs Panama latest updates, today’s fixtures in Russia, Germany vs Sweden reaction plus Japan vs Senegal and Poland vs Colombia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany's Thomas Muller celebrates after the match 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 Thomas Muller celebrates after the match REUTERS/Michael Dalder
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
Germany vs Sweden, World Cup 2018: Toni Kroos goal pulls reigning world champions back from the brink
Germany vs Sweden, World Cup 2018: Toni Kroos goal pulls reigning world champions back from the brink
Germany vs Sweden, World Cup 2018: Toni Kroos goal pulls reigning world champions back from the brink
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
Sweden's brig Tre Kronor with scarlet sails floats on the Neva River during the Scarlet Sails festivities marking school graduation, in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Sweden's brig Tre Kronor with scarlet sails floats on the Neva River during the Scarlet Sails festivities marking school graduation, in St. Petersburg
Sweden's brig Tre Kronor with scarlet sails floats on the Neva River during the Scarlet Sails festivities marking school graduation, in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Sweden's brig Tre Kronor with scarlet sails floats on the Neva River during the Scarlet Sails festivities marking school graduation, in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Sweden's brig Tre Kronor with scarlet sails floats on the Neva River during the Scarlet Sails festivities marking school graduation, in St. Petersburg
Sweden's brig Tre Kronor with scarlet sails floats on the Neva River during the Scarlet Sails festivities marking school graduation, in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Sweden's brig Tre Kronor with scarlet sails floats on the Neva River past the Admiralty building, the Peter and Paul cathedral and the State Hermitage museum during the festivities marking school graduation in St. Petersburg, Russia June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov
Sweden's brig Tre Kronor with scarlet sails floats on the Neva River past the Admiralty building, the Peter and Paul cathedral and the State Hermitage museum during the festivities marking school graduation in St. Petersburg
Sweden's brig Tre Kronor with scarlet sails floats on the Neva River past the Admiralty building, the Peter and Paul cathedral and the State Hermitage museum during the festivities marking school graduation in St. Petersburg, Russia June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov
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
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
Germany vs Sweden, World Cup 2018: Toni Kroos goal pulls reigning world champions back from the brink
Germany vs Sweden, World Cup 2018: Toni Kroos goal pulls reigning world champions back from the brink
Germany vs Sweden, World Cup 2018: Toni Kroos goal pulls reigning world champions back from the brink
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
Sweden's brig Tre Kronor with scarlet sails floats on the Neva River during the Scarlet Sails festivities marking school graduation, in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Sweden's brig Tre Kronor with scarlet sails floats on the Neva River during the Scarlet Sails festivities marking school graduation, in St. Petersburg
Sweden's brig Tre Kronor with scarlet sails floats on the Neva River during the Scarlet Sails festivities marking school graduation, in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Sweden's brig Tre Kronor with scarlet sails floats on the Neva River during the Scarlet Sails festivities marking school graduation, in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Sweden's brig Tre Kronor with scarlet sails floats on the Neva River during the Scarlet Sails festivities marking school graduation, in St. Petersburg
Sweden's brig Tre Kronor with scarlet sails floats on the Neva River during the Scarlet Sails festivities marking school graduation, in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Sweden's brig Tre Kronor with scarlet sails floats on the Neva River past the Admiralty building, the Peter and Paul cathedral and the State Hermitage museum during the festivities marking school graduation in St. Petersburg, Russia June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov
Sweden's brig Tre Kronor with scarlet sails floats on the Neva River past the Admiralty building, the Peter and Paul cathedral and the State Hermitage museum during the festivities marking school graduation in St. Petersburg
Sweden's brig Tre Kronor with scarlet sails floats on the Neva River past the Admiralty building, the Peter and Paul cathedral and the State Hermitage museum during the festivities marking school graduation in St. Petersburg, Russia June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov
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)
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'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)
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.
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
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 with Germany's Mario Gomez and Marco Reus 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 with Germany's Mario Gomez and Marco Reus REUTERS/Michael Dalder
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
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group F - Germany vs Sweden - Fisht Stadium, Sochi, Russia - June 23, 2018 Germany's Toni Kroos scores their second goal 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's Toni Kroos scores their second goal REUTERS/Hannah McKay

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