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Members of Germany's 2014 World Cup championship team were feted Monday in Berlin at the premiere of ''Die Mannschaft'' ("The Team"), an
inside look at Germany's run to its fourth title.
The Potsdamer Platz in Berlin was the site of the event, and the players, dressed in black suits, attended with their wives and
girlfriends. FIFA president Sepp Blatter
was also on hand for the event treated like a Hollywood premiere.
Germany coach Joachim
credited the team spirit of the players for getting them through tough moments during the tournament. Captain Philipp Lahm
suggested that the good
weather in Brazil was a key factor in Germany's success, saying the good atmosphere surrounding the team was due to the fact that the players didn't have to be cooped up in their rooms all day.
The film reveals how one of the World Cup's funniest moments was indeed planned -- Thomas Mueller
's slip on a free kick against Algeria was designed to
try to fool the Fennecs.
It was noted that German midfielder Christoph Kramer
, a surprise starter in the final against Argentina, wanted to see the
film because he couldn't remember anything about the game after suffering a head injury in the first half.