World Cup 2014: Forget Brazil Rout, Miroslav Klose's Full Focus on Argentina

Having bettered, then broken Ronaldo's record of 15 World Cup goals during Brazil 2014, Miroslav Klose said it will all count for nothing if Germany lose to Argentina in the final match of FIFA World Cup 2014.

updated: July 10, 2014 22:27 IST
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Miroslav Klose celebrates a goal during Germany's match against Brazil.


Santo Andre: Miroslav Klose, Germany's sole survivor from their 2002 World Cup final defeat, says his side must forget their rout of Brazil and seize their chance against Argentina in Sunday's final.

The 36-year-old Klose, who scored a record 16th World Cup goal in Tuesday's 7-1 semifinal rout of Brazil, was on the losing side in Yokohama in Brazil's 2-0 victory in 2002. (Argentina vs Germany: A 'battle' of two popes?)

This is Klose's fourth -- and final -- World Cup finals and the Lazio star desperately wants to sign off in style at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium.

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