Mueller dropped as Khedira, Ozil return for Germany

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GETTY Mesut Ozil still has part to play for Germany says Joachim Low

Yesterday reigning champions Germany were knocked out of the World Cup at the group stage for the first time since 1938.

Holders Germany crashed out of the World Cup to giant killers South Korea in the group stage on Wednesday as Sweden and Mexico qualified on a day of drama in Russian Federation.

The 2014 champions, who needed a win in their final game to advance to the round of 16, ended bottom of Group F after a shock 2-0 defeat to Korea Republic on Wednesday afternoon.

In all honestly, Ozil was on top of his game judging from statistics during the Group E showdown in Moscow.

Click through the gallery above to see images of Ozil's angry reaction towards the angry supporters.

Others erupted into tears and buried their heads in their hands as a sense of disbelief spread through the crowd at Germany's largest public viewing area. Out of these instances the past three have happened in the last four World Cups.

"Is Mesut Ozil the laziest footballer of all time?", one questioned, as another stressed: "As usual Mesut Ozil finishes fourth".

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Portugal defender Bruno Alves has insisted that his team are "not interested" in Germany's demise as they concentrate on themselves at the 2018 World Cup.

"We were playing for the Korean people", said Cho, a cult figure at home for his ostentatious, orange bouffant. "I take responsibility for that and stand up for that, but I thought it was a good team", he said, according to the Daily Mirror.

"He's just an extremely important player for us. The thing is, I've always questioned his consistency and application".

But one user showing a lack of respect posted: "Mesut Ozil wears Jesse Lingard pyjamas".

Despite the heartache, not all Germany fans despaired.

Mueller, who performed well below expectations in Germany's opening two games, was left on the bench as Loew handed Schalke 04's Leon Goretzka his first World Cup start.

Neuer was personally at fault for South Korea's second goal as he was caught in possession on the edge of the Koreans' penalty box deep into injury time, allowing Ju Se-jong to play a long ball up field for Son Heung-min to tap into an empty net.

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