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Martin Kaymer spoke about the pressure he felt going into the 16th hole last night.
"[Europe captain] Jose Maria [Olazabal] told me, 'We need your point - and I don't really care how you do it, just deliver!'
"But I like those - that's very straight forward, that's the way we Germans are!"
Kaymer, left out all day on Saturday, was the one to deliver the point Europe required to match the biggest comeback in the Ryder Cup history.
Europe's Justin Rose, who won three of his five Ryder Cup matches, has been tweeting his view of the celebrations at Medinah.
Ian Poulter has tweeted a photo of himself with the Ryder Cup.
Ian Poulter, member of the winning Europe Ryder Cup team, has tweeted that fans words have been 'inspirational'.
Europe retained the Ryder Cup after completing an astonishing comeback to grab an unbeatable lead on the final day at Medinah Country Club today.
With one singles match still to be completed, the Europeans ensured they could not be beaten when Germany's Martin Kaymer defeated Steve Stricker one up to give the visitors a 14-13 lead.
As holders, Europe, who started the final day trailling 10-6, only needed to tie the match to retain the Cup they won in Wales two years ago.
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What a summer this wraps up: the Olympics, Paralympics, Andy Murray's US Open triumph and the Ryder Cup. Who wants to bet against Europe?
Europe tonight pulled off a great escape by beating the USA to retain the Ryder Cup.