'What a wonderful day to be alive': Fans savour Germany's misery after World Cup exit with hilarious memes (including plane seats draped in towels bearing the nation's flag)
| Richard Spillett for MailOnline
6/28/2018 9:49 AM EST
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Football fans around the world continued their mockery of Germany today as their players prepared to fly home from the World Cup in Russia.
Supporters of rival teams watched in amazement yesterday as the usually-all-conquering team crashed out of the competition with a 2-0 loss to South Korea.
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And as fans woke up to a World Cup without the holders this morning, the mockery online continued.
Many fans joked that while Ronaldo might be carrying the Portugal team and Messi the Argentine side, the only thing carrying the German team now is a Lufthansa plane home.
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Others mocked up photos of German towels on aircraft seats, a reference to the popular English joke that Germans always reserve the sun-loungers in holiday resorts.
It is the first time since 1938 that Germany have failed to progress beyond the first stage of the...
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