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04/07/1954 The Miracle of Bern takes place

The final is often listed as one of the greatest matches in World Cup history, and also one of its most unexpected upsets. The win earned Germany its first of thus far four World Cup titles and is known as the Miracle of Bern.


  • Essentials 

  • Background 

  • Route to the final 

  • Pre-match 

  • Match 

  • Controversies 

  • Radio commentaries 

  • Post-match and aftermath