Germany expecting victory: Host nation Brazil faces Germany in today’s semifinal
SANTO ANDRE, Brazil (Reuters) — History weighs heavily on the shoulders of soccer players from Germany, a country that latches on to the glory of its three World Cup titles with special reverence - in part due to a shortage of national heroes after its belligerent 20th century.
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