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Germany Knocked Out Of World Cup After Stunning Loss To South Korea

A World Cup game between the Korea Republic and Germany.

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 27: Mario Gomez of Germany reacts during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Korea Republic and Germany at Kazan Arena on June 27, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images, )

The 2018 World Cup has been full of incredible moments. We might have just witnessed the moment of the tournament, however.

South Korea just knocked out the reigning World Cup champion - Germany. After coming into the game needing a win, the German side will exit the World Cup after failing to get out of the group stage.

Germany needed a little help from Sweden to advance, and got that help, but failed to do what they needed to in order to advance. Sweden dominated Mexico by a final score of 3-0, giving Germany a chance to advance.

However, after two late goals from the South Korean side, the Germans will head home early.

Germany becomes the fourth team since 1998 to fail to advance past the group stage. France won the World Cup in 1998, but failed to advance in 2002, Italy won the World Cup in 2006, but failed to advance in 2010, and Spain won the World Cup in 2010, but failed to advance in 2014.

Now Germany, who won the World Cup in 2014, has failed to advance in the 2018 World Cup from Russia.

Not only did Germany fail to advance, the team actually came in last place in Group F after a stunning loss to South Korea.

No team since Brazil in 1962 has defended their World Cup title. That streak will live on.