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.