A dejected Toni Kroos after the German massacre by South Korea Image: AFP
So, the latest victims of the champions’ curse are Germany.
After winning the 2014 World Cup, the Germans have now suffered a group-stage exit after an embarrassing 0-2 loss to South Korea, who scored two quick goals in the dying minutes of the game.
Germany now become the fourth reigning champions to not go past the group stage in the last five World Cup tournaments.
Tweeple, as usual, decided to get on the troll wagon. Most people drew references from history to point out how Germany have never fared well on Russian soil. Take a look: