Angela Merkel joined in the celebrations after the German football team thrashed Portugal in their opening World Cup match.
Government spokesman Steffen Siebert tweeted the picture of the German Chancellor from the dressing room at the Arena Fonte Nova in the north-eastern Brazilian city of Salvador.
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England touched down on home soil on Wednesday after their worst World Cup campaign in history.
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