Faces of World Cup defeat: Germany eliminated from World Cup

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For the third consecutive men’s World Cup, the defending champs have been eliminated after three games. The team that simply doesn’t lose lost twice. Germany is out. For the first time in its World Cup history, it failed to get out of its group.

Henry Bushnell

<p>Fans gather for a public viewing event to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Group F match between Korea Republic and Germany, at the historical Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany on June 27, 2018. (Photo by Abdulhamid Hosbas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) </p>
Germany reacts to shocking World Cup exit

Fans gather for a public viewing event to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Group F match between Korea Republic and Germany, at the historical Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany on June 27, 2018. (Photo by Abdulhamid Hosbas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

<p>A Germany fan looks dejected as a Korea fan gives a thumbs up at the end of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Korea Republic and Germany at Kazan Arena on June 27, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Matthew Ashton – AMA/Getty Images) </p>
German fans and players react to shocking World Cup exit

A Germany fan looks dejected as a Korea fan gives a thumbs up at the end of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Korea Republic and Germany at Kazan Arena on June 27, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Matthew Ashton – AMA/Getty Images)

<p>Thomas Muller of Germany reacts after losing the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Group F match against Korea Republic at the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia on June 27, 2018. (Photo by Gokhan Balci/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) </p>
German fans and players react to shocking World Cup exit

Thomas Muller of Germany reacts after losing the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Group F match against Korea Republic at the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia on June 27, 2018. (Photo by Gokhan Balci/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

<p>A German football fan after her team’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Group F match against South Korea at Kazan Arena Stadium; South Korea wins 2-0. Sergei Savostyanov/TASS (Photo by Sergei Savostyanov\TASS via Getty Images) </p>
German fans and players react to shocking World Cup exit

A German football fan after her team’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Group F match against South Korea at Kazan Arena Stadium; South Korea wins 2-0. Sergei Savostyanov/TASS (Photo by Sergei Savostyanov\TASS via Getty Images)

<p>Fans gather for a public viewing event to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Group F match between Korea Republic and Germany, at the historical Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany on June 27, 2018. (Photo by Abdulhamid Hosbas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) </p>
Germany reacts to shocking World Cup exit

Fans gather for a public viewing event to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Group F match between Korea Republic and Germany, at the historical Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany on June 27, 2018. (Photo by Abdulhamid Hosbas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

<p>Germany fans look dejected after the match as they go out of the World Cup. REUTERS/John Sibley </p>
German fans and players react to shocking World Cup exit

Germany fans look dejected after the match as they go out of the World Cup. REUTERS/John Sibley

<p>Germany fans look dejected after the match as they go out of the World Cup. REUTERS/John Sibley </p>
German fans and players react to shocking World Cup exit

Germany fans look dejected after the match as they go out of the World Cup. REUTERS/John Sibley

<p>Germany fans react as they watch the match at a public viewing area at Brandenburg Gate. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke </p>
German fans and players react to shocking World Cup exit

Germany fans react as they watch the match at a public viewing area at Brandenburg Gate. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

<p>Germany fan reacts at Saint Petersburg Fan Fest. REUTERS/Henry Romero </p>
German fans and players react to shocking World Cup exit

Germany fan reacts at Saint Petersburg Fan Fest. REUTERS/Henry Romero

<p>Germany fans look dejected after the match as they go out of the World Cup. REUTERS/John Sibley </p>
German fans and players react to shocking World Cup exit

Germany fans look dejected after the match as they go out of the World Cup. REUTERS/John Sibley

<p>A Germany fan sits dejected in the stands after his team lose the group F match between South Korea and Germany, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. South Korea won the match 2-0. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) </p>
German fans and players react to shocking World Cup exit

A Germany fan sits dejected in the stands after his team lose the group F match between South Korea and Germany, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. South Korea won the match 2-0. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

<p>Germany fan looks dejected after the match as they go out of the World Cup. REUTERS/John Sibley </p>
German fans and players react to shocking World Cup exit

Germany fan looks dejected after the match as they go out of the World Cup. REUTERS/John Sibley

<p>A Germany’s fan sits in the stands after the group F match between South Korea and Germany, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) </p>
German fans and players react to shocking World Cup exit

A Germany’s fan sits in the stands after the group F match between South Korea and Germany, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

<p>Fans gather for a public viewing event to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Group F match between Korea Republic and Germany, at the historical Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany on June 27, 2018. (Photo by Abdulhamid Hosbas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) </p>
Germany reacts to shocking World Cup exit

Fans gather for a public viewing event to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Group F match between Korea Republic and Germany, at the historical Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany on June 27, 2018. (Photo by Abdulhamid Hosbas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

<p>Germany’s Mesut Ozil, Antonio Rudiger, Marco Reus and Thomas Muller look dejected after the match as they go out of the World Cup. REUTERS/John Sibley </p>
German fans and players react to shocking World Cup exit

Germany’s Mesut Ozil, Antonio Rudiger, Marco Reus and Thomas Muller look dejected after the match as they go out of the World Cup. REUTERS/John Sibley

<p>Germany fans look dejected after the match as they go out of the World Cup. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares </p>
German fans and players react to shocking World Cup exit

Germany fans look dejected after the match as they go out of the World Cup. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

<p>Germany’s Mario Gomez, Mats Hummels, Joshua Kimmich and Thomas Muller react. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez </p>
German fans and players react to shocking World Cup exit

Germany’s Mario Gomez, Mats Hummels, Joshua Kimmich and Thomas Muller react. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

<p>A Germany fan reacts as she watches the match at a public viewing area at Brandenburg Gate. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke </p>
German fans and players react to shocking World Cup exit

A Germany fan reacts as she watches the match at a public viewing area at Brandenburg Gate. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

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