Germany Wins Soccer Thriller After World TV Feed Fails

2 goals in final minutes as Turkey's fairytale run ends in European semifinals
By Dustin Lushing,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 25, 2008 5:09 PM CDT
Germany's Philipp Lahm, not visible, scores his side's third goal during the semifinal match between Germany and Turkey.   (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
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(Newser) – Soccer fans around the world missed a thrilling finish today as the international TV feed pooped out during a Germany-Turkey matchup that featured two goals in the last 5 minutes, the AP reports. Germany scored a goal in the 90th minute to win 3-2 and advance to the finals of the European Championship. Turkey, an underdog unexpected to advance as far as it did, had tied the game just minutes earlier.  (Read more European Championships stories.)