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England and Germany: 'Wierd twins'


David James, the England goalkeeper - on whose hands so much will depend tomorrow - said last night in South Africa that beating Germany would be a "romantic victory". What did he mean? Writer Simon Winder uncovers the essence of German, as opposed to English, Romanticism.

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