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BERLIN -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to the World Cup final in Brazil to watch Germany attempt to lift the trophy on Sunday.

German President Joachim Gauck's office confirmed on Wednesday that both he and Merkel would travel to Rio de Janeiro for the final against Argentina or Netherlands, who meet in the other semifinal later in the day.

Joachim Low's men secured their place in the final with a 7-1 rout of Brazil on Tuesday, scoring five goals in the first half as the tournament hosts wilted under the pressure.

Sunday's match will be Merkel's second at this World Cup: the chancellor was in the stands for Die Nationalmannschaft's opening Group G match against Portugal last month, which Low's team won 4-0.

Merkel has frequently appeared at Germany matches since the country hosted the World Cup in 2006, and has become a regular visitor to the team's dressing room.

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