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Germany 1  Italy 2

This Italian team did not look like they would have a chance against Germany.

Then Mario Balotelli decided to tell the world, that he had arrived.

A header and a brilliant conversion from this young maverick and Germany were on the back foot.

The longer the game went on the less convincing Germany looked.

Germany had their moments towards the end, but never looked like they were going to score, as Italy applied the squeeze.

Then, one minute into extra time, an excellent Ozul penalty pulled one back and the game was on, but they had left it too late.

The truth was when the pressure was on, Germany simply folded, but that would never have happened had a 21-year-old Italian not seized the moment.