German astronaut watches World Cup final in space

Astronaut Alexander Gerst tweeted a celebratory picture from space last night after his native Germany beat Argentina in the World Cup final.

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Just like our @dfb_team_en I have fantastic support from my crew. Congrats from #ISS to the #WorldChamp. Great game! http://t.co/sw4gGbtvwh

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The astronaut is currently onboard the International Space Station where he tweeted "congratulations" to the World Cup winners.

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