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German dorks try to excite the crowd prior to kickof


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Enormous building of dubious utility behind Fan Festival grounds


But the top makes for great viewing of the big screen


Hamburg's TV tower - simply of work of art


When bad photos inexlicably go right


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Football Fever - Priceless (apart from the enormous expense of getting there & purchasing tickets & lodging)


The call of nature overrides any sense of shame


Night falls as the 2nd half begins


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Torsten Frings on the big screen


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Everyone thought Odonkor scored but he was ruled offside - but why not light a flare anyway


Finally in the 91st minute Odonkor crosses to Neuville who scores to begin the celebrations!


As beer rains down on me the camera loses focus while Ballack grabs Klose & Neuville to celebrate


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One minute to go with kickoff after the goal


Me & this guy, bottom right, communicated with cigarettes & hugs after the goal


Full-time sparks delerium as Kopke & Klinnsman celebrate on-screen


No one knows whether to stay & celebrate or take over the town


They decide to take over the town


The shouting singing dancing crowd files down the Reeperbahn


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next trip I'm staying at Harold's Hotel


Best McDonald's in the world - right above Girls Club 59


All of Hamburg was in Erotik Heaven after the match


The entire main street in Hamburg's nightlife/sex show district was full of celebrating Germans


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No idea how this got on here


My unsteady hand shows even the train station signs feel the spirit of Deutschland


Oliver Kahn wie eine kleines m├Ądchen