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11 Miroslav Klose  9'
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  • KO
    • Kickoff
  • 6
    • Jose Vitor Roque Junior Yellow Card
  • 9
    • Miroslav Klose Yellow Card
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 67
    • Ronaldo Goal
  • 74
    • On: Oliver Bierhoff | Off: Miroslav Klose
  • 77
    • On: Gerald Asamoah | Off: Jens Jeremies
  • 79
    • Ronaldo Goal
  • 84
    • On: Christian Ziege | Off: Marco Bode
  • 85
    • On: Juninho Paulista | Off: Ronaldinho
  • 90
    • On: De Oliveira Denilson | Off: Ronaldo
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
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Match Commentary

90' Cafu raises the trophy aloft: an outstanding World Cup has ended with Brazil as outstanding winners
90' And now Brazil step forward to receive the trophy and their winners' medals
90' Coach Voeller has a word with FIFA's Sepp Blatter: Voeller can be very proud of what he has achieved against the odds and expectations
90' The devastated German players pick up their losers' medals... keeper Kahn is looking particularly distraught
90' Which duly sounds - Brazil lift the World Cup, and Ronaldo is their hero. An absorbing, intriguing final in which Germany played their full part - but it's glory for Scolari and his players
90' A handful of seconds remain, and Brazil are just passing their way to the final whistle
90' Ziege shoots after Roque Junior is unable to clear... Marcos saves
90' Denilson crosses, Juninho's the target - and isn't found
90' Frings then foils Juninho as he tries to dart through: three minutes of added time to play...
90' Denilson is straight into showbiz mode - he makes a great run down the left which is eventually stopped by Ramelow
89' Denilson will be coming on for Brazil shortly... and two-goal hero Ronaldo is the player who makes way. Quite rightly, he gets a thunderous ovation
88' The free-kick comes to nothing, but now it's just a case of counting down the seconds for Brazil... their fans have started to party already
87' Roberto Carlos takes on Asamoah again... Juninho takes over and is fouled by Hamann midway inside the Germany half
86' The ball's too far ahead of him, and Kahn gathers that... Ziege comes forward and looks for Asamoah. Roberto Carlos is there with a fine challenge
86' The Germans have played well today - but here comes Juninho, looking for Rivaldo once more...
85' Schneider floats a free-kick towards Metzelder... Marcos leaves it, but the Germany defender can't get the crucial touch
85' Change for Brazil now: here comes Juninho, and Ronaldinho makes way
84' Christian Ziege is on for Bode - it's Germany's final throw of the dice
83' Asamoah crosses: Bierhoff gets the ball and raps in a shot. Marcos makes a superb low save... great stop. Hamann follows up with a shot from outside the area, which is wide
82' Linke shoots, Lucio charges it down and took a pretty forceful blow from that... he's dazed
81' Roberto Carlos loses out and Bode comes forward for Germany - they win yet another corner. Can they find a route back into the match?
80' Sublime finishing from, surely, the player of the tournament... he's got eight goals overall now. Dazzling stuff
79' Cafu feeds Ronaldo just inside the area and the finish is cool, calm and perfect. It's 2-0 Brazil - surely they are world champions now!
78' Asamoah's into the action quickly, challenging Roberto Carlos down the left... but here come Brazil again
77' ...until Bierhoff is penalised for a foul, and Brazil grab the chance to move forward. Jeremies goes off and Gerald Asamoah comes on in another Germany switch
76' Hamann tries a long-range free-kick: Brazil block, but Germany are turning up the pressure now...
76' Neuville plays it in and Roque Junior heads it clear for Brazil
75' Frings hits a shot and is rewarded with a corner as the ball deflects away
74' Jeremies looks for the substitute, who then looks to Neuville...
73' Change for Germany: Klose is off and Oliver Bierhoff comes on as boss Voeller tries to refresh his side
72' Great run by Lucio - he motors into the area and crosses, but it eludes the waiting Ronaldo
72' That comes to nothing: a free-kick is given for a foul as Brazil defend the set piece
71' Marcos flips it away, and Germany keep the pressure up to win another corner
70' Frings looks for Bode: Germany come forward again with Jeremies and his shot deflects wide for a corner
69' Brazil clear, and stand a little over 20 minutes from football's ultimate glory
68' The Germans have a corner, which is played deep into the area
67' Perhaps Kahn should have held the first shot - but whatever, it's harsh on Germany, who have played well so far
67' Straight to the other end - Rivaldo hits a vicious shot which Kahn can't hold and Ronaldo is in the right place to tap home the World Cup final's opening goal!
66' ...but Jeremies is back - then Germany play the ball into the area and Brazil get it clear
65' Jeremies, at least, is back on his feet - he limps to the side of the pitch for further treatment
65' Sebastian Kehl is being readied to come into the fray for Voeller's team...
64' He's being treated, but this seems very worrying for Germany... he may well not be able to continue
63' Jeremies and Cafu crunch into a challenge: the German player has come off much worse and looks to be in some trouble
63' Forward come Germany: Neuville can't quite get to the ball as it's threaded into the penalty area
62' Ramelow at the back for Germany: he challenges Rivaldo superbly as the Brazil star tries to take the ball around him
61' Ronaldinho finds Cafu, wide on the right: it's a great pass. The cross, however, doesn't match, being too far ahead of Brazil's forwards
60' Ronaldo hits it - into the wall. Roque Junior is penalised for a foul on Ramelow as Brazil try to pick up the pieces
59' It's fairly central, some 25 yards out...
58' From it, Hamann is penalised for handball - free-kick to Brazil in a very dangerous position
58' Cafu is beaten to the ball by Jeremies: throw to Brazil near the Germany area
57' ...then Hamann shoots from outside the area. It's over the crossbar
56' Metzelder is there as Ronaldo chases a flick forward by Rivaldo... Frings comes forward and crosses too high
55' ...and Frings hits a shot which is wild, high and wide. More good intent from Germany though
55' Klose breaks well - Frings is the target of his square ball across the face of the area...
54' And Klose comes away for Germany... then hits a shot which is woefully scuffed and poses no threat whatsoever
53' Rivaldo finds Ronaldo with a superb pass: Ramelow blocks his attempted shot
52' ...which produces a scramble but, ultimately, a free-kick for Germany after a foul on Kahn
52' ...but here's Ronaldo, wide on the right. It's a corner for Brazil
51' Germany starting this half with the same purpose and verve that they did the first
51' Schneider takes, looking for Metzelder, who is crowded out
50' Both sides have hit the woodwork now: Frings comes forward again and wins a corner
49' He instead hammers a fantastic shot goalwards from a long way out - and it hits the post after a great touch by keeper Marcos
48' Free-kick to Germany: Neuville looking to play this one into the area...
48' At the other end, Ronaldinho moves forward, but once more Germany are so quick to close their opponents down
47' A great chance for Germany - their best of the match so far
47' It falls for Jeremies, unmarked. He heads goalwards and it's blocked...
46' Hamann and Neuville clear, and the final ball forward takes a deflection and runs out for a corner...
45' The second half is under way... Brazil looking to move forward straight away
45' It's the final action of the first half - Collina blows the whistle to end an absorbing first 45 minutes. Goalless - but only just
45' Kahn saves well - real pressure from Brazil as the first half comes to a close
45' Jeremies, the most piratical-looking player in the final - clears, but Ronaldo is there inside the area...
45' Lucio now - Brazil buoyed by that. Kleberson once more... he looks for Lucio, who is crowded out. Suddenly Brazil have upped the tempo, and they win a corner
44' It's an absolutely superb strike, arcing over Kahn - and crashing back off the crossbar
44' Here's Rivaldo, trying to make something happen - Kleberson hits it from the edge of the area...
43' Schneider is fouled: Jeremies lifts the set-piece towards Bode, but he's outjumped
42' Another very presentable chance for Brazil... will they live to regret those misses?
42' Suddenly, Kleberson breaks through... he hits the shot from the edge of the area but drags it wide of Kahn's far post
41' The ball breaks to Jeremies and his fantastic beard, but he lifts the shot over the bar
41' Germany's increasing confidence is shown in some neat, tidy passing. They're keeping possession well and then Frings crosses towards Bode...
40' ...and Brazil clear. Five minutes to the end of what has been an interesting, if so far goalless, final
39' Hamann makes an interception as Ronaldo and Rivaldo look to link... Germany come to the other end and win themselves a free-kick
38' Frings comes forward: Roberto Carlos challenges him and wins the ball well
37' Linke's penalised for a foul... free-kick to the Brazilians
36' Schneider comes back at his marker Gilberto Silva and wins his side another corner on the left...
36' Ramelow on the break for Germany... he hits a shot, which Brazil block
36' ...and Linke is there with another impeccably-timed challenge
35' Ten minutes left until the break, and it's Germany's final so far... but here comes Rivaldo. He looks for Ronaldo...
34' Lucio wins the ball back - and then sees it goes out of play on the right
34' Silva finds Cafu wide on the right - a good challenge by Bode stops that move
33' Ronaldinho fouled on halfway - Brazil have a free-kick
33' Edmilson and Ronaldinho link: Rivaldo is the target for the final ball, which doesn't find him
32' Ronaldinho controls the ball superbly and then plays it towards Kleberson... who can't bring it under control
31' Schneider takes, Marcos punches and Brazil clear. Frings looks to get things going, but is caught offside
30' And Germany go straight to the other end and win themselves another corner
30' Ronaldinho flicks towards Ronaldo - Kahn, so outstanding during this tournament, is there to gather safely
29' Again, crisp passing opened the way for Germany and coach Voeller will surely be delighted with what his team have achieved so far
28' Neuville and Schneider find Bode in a dangerous position - but his control lets him down as he looks set to break into the penalty area
27' Roberto Carlos then makes a good challenge as Frings attempts to exploit more good interpassing
26' Kleberson plays it wide to Roberto Carlos, who drives the ball into the area. It's blocked and then Cafu is unable to keep the ball in play
25' Edmilson heads clear - this is a great opening spell for Germany but can they translate it into a goal?
25' ...but again the Germans snap back at Brazil and win another corner. Excellent play once more...
24' Hamann chases a Frings pass down the right: the cross is towards Klose and is cleared
23' Then Neuville tumbles under challenge from Lucio - he's soon back on his feet
23' Schneider commits a foul as he goes for a loose ball inside the Brazil half - that's another free-kick
22' Lucio comes storming forward for Brazil - his attempted one-two with Ronaldo just fails and Germany can deal with that situation
21' Linke then crosses towards Klose and the ball is headed away: Roberto Carlos finally hammers it further clear
20' Linke for Germany, whose passing has been measured and calm thus far
20' The best chance of the game so far - but, had Ronaldo made it count, a Brazil lead would have been very much against the run of play
19' ...he tries to slip the shot wide of Kahn, but mishits it glaringly and that's a very rare lapse in what has been an outstanding tournament for him
18' Brazil on halfway: Ronaldinho slips the ball into the area for Ronaldo, who is onside and in the clear...
18' It's badly-delivered and dealt with easily... Scolari looking animated on the touchline, as well he might
17' ...Ronaldinho is crowded out on the edge of the box and then Cafu fouls Neuville following another slick Germany move
16' Roberto Carlos charges it down - can Brazil get going here? Just over 15 minutes gone, and they haven't sparked into life...
16' Then Roberto Carlos concedes a free-kick on the right - Germany starting much the stronger here
15' He moves into the middle as Schneider crosses - Edmilson makes a fine challenge to concede a corner
14' A Neuville foul gives Brazil a free-kick inside their own half... Kleberson breaks forward but Germany clear and here they come again with Klose
14' Forward comes Bode... the pass towards him is a little too strong and it's a goal-kick to Brazil
13' ...who mishits his shot from outside the area and sees it easily blocked
13' Neuville is foiled by Edmilson as he tries to get a cross in. Frings finds Schneider, who tees up Hamann...
12' As if to prove the point, Rivaldo chases - rather forlornly - an overhit pass forward
11' Brazil yet to really find their flowing passing: the Germans are doing a good job of closing the ball down and denying space
11' ...but ref Collina halts play for a foul as the corner comes in. More encouraging moments for Germany in the build-up, however
10' Brazil knock the free-kick long: Germany deal with it and break. Schneider crosses dangerously from the right and Brazil scramble it away for a corner. A fine move from Voeller's side
9' Edmilson still looking a little dazed... but he's back on his feet
9' Klose is booked for a challenge on Edmilson, who has gone to ground clutching his face... two early bookings in this final
8' ...but then they let Kleberson in with some careless passing. He shoots low, and Kahn gathers
7' Germany keep the pressure up and win a throw - they'll be encouraged by the way they've started the game
7' Schneider squares it instead - Neuville shoots and it's blocked
6' Ramelow plays it long for Klose, who is trying to move down the right. Edmilson is ruled to have fouled him and Germany can swing this free-kick into the area...
5' ...and then Linke - a good challenge by him. Roque Junior clatters in and is booked
5' Roberto Carlos links with Cafu... now Ronaldo on halfway... and then Roberto Carlos again
4' Schneider flicks, Rivaldo steps in - the Germans clear his pass forward
3' And as Germany venture forward, Klose wins a throw: Bode plays it across and Silva is there to clear
3' Forward comes Kleberson on the right - he swings in a cross and Kahn is in the right place to claim that one
2' Kahn takes the goal-kick long... Brazil come forward, but Klose, near half-way, can let that one run out for a throw
2' It's aimed towards Gilberto Silva, who can't get a proper touch to the ball and sees it skim out of play
1' Germany try to flick the ball on, but Ronaldinho steps in and embarks on a good run - Linke is forced to concede a corner
- And here we go - Brazil kick off and play the ball forward immediately... it goes behind for a goal-kick to the Germans
- Any minute now, the World Cup final will be under way...
- Now Brazil... fine tune, this one
- And here come the national anthems... Germany first
- Kick-off just five minutes away... lots of yellow and green in the stands. It's just like the Division One play-off final at Cardiff
- The teams are out - lots of hand-shaking dignitary-style behaviour happening at the moment
- Marcos, Edmilson, Lucio, Roque Junior, Cafu, Kleberson, Gilberto, Carlos, Ronaldinho, Rivaldo, Ronaldo. Subs: Belleti, Ceni, Denilson, Dida, Edilson, Juninho Paulista, Junior, Kaka, Luizao, Polga, Ricardinho, Vampeta
- And here's the Brazil team...
- Kahn, Linke, Ramelow, Metzelder, Frings, Schneider, Jeremies, Hamann, Bode, Neuville, Klose. Subs: Asamoah, Baumann, Bierhoff, Bohme, Butt, Jancker, Kehl, Lehmann, Rehmer, Ricken, Ziege
- Not long until kick-off now - this is how Germany will be lining up...

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