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Last Updated: Sunday July 11 2010 15:27 GMT

In pics: Germany come third in the World Cup

The German football team

The German football team were celebrating after beating Uruguay 3-2 in the third place play-off match in the World Cup.

Thomas Mueller scores

It was a really exciting match at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth. Thomas Mueller scored first for Germany after a fumble from Uruguay's goalkeeper.

Edinson Cavani scores

But Uruguay fought back, and equalised with this strike from Edinson Cavani.

Diego Forlan scores

And they went ahead after half-time with an incredible volley from their star striker Diego Forlan.

Marcell Jansen scores

Some more dodgy goalkeeping helped Germany score their second with this header from Marcell Jansen.

Mesut Ozil celebrates

And Germany's Mesut Ozil got the winner with just a few minutes left of the game. He scored with a header after a goal-mouth scramble.

Diego Forlan hits the crossbar

Uruguay came really close to another goal in the last seconds of the game. Diego Forlan hit the crossbar from a free-kick.

The German football team

After the game, the German team showed off their bronze medals. It's the second World Cup in a row they've finished third.