Germany welcomes home World Cup heroes

BERLIN (NBC/RTV) — Big crowds gathered in Berlin Tuesday to welcome their World Cup heroes home.

The German men’s soccer team made quite a dramatic entrance.

The plane they were in did a flyover over the fan zone, where tens of thousands of fans were waiting for their heroes to arrive.

They had a while to wait, as the team got off the plane and then was carried by bus through thrilled crowds before they finally made it on stage.

Germany’s last-minute extra time goal put the World Cup in its hands for the first time since 1990.

It’s the fourth time Germany has claimed the World Cup. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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