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Real Madrid lands young German star Khedira

  • AFP, Friday, July 30, 2010 3:18 PM

Sami Khedira, one of the revelations of Germany's World Cup team, has signed a five-year contract with Real Madrid.

Khedira, who had one year left on his contract with VfB Stuttgart, was a late addition to the German World Cup lineup after captain Michael Ballack was injured. He played all seven matches in midfield and scored the winning goal in the third-place game against Uruguay.

The 23-year-old Khedira, born to a Tunisian father and German mother, made his pro debut with Stuttgart in 2006.

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