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German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited the German National team in their locker room after their 4-0 win against Portugal in their World Cup opener at Arena Fonte Nova on Monday in Salvador, Brazil.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel celebrates German's 2-0 score during the FIFA World Cup 2014 group G preliminary round match between Germany and Portugal at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, 16 June 2014.MARCUS BRANDT / EPA