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Ronaldo's redemption is complete as he scores both goals

Brazil won the match 2–0, winning a record 5th title. Ronaldo, who became the record World Cup goalscorer at the 2006 tournament, scored two of his fifteen World Cup goals in the second half of the match, leading Brazil to the title and winning the Golden Boot award. Four years after a nighttime seizure saw him put in a poor performance as his team lost 1998 final 3-0 to France.


An Oliver Bierhoff golden goal gives Germany the Championship

Germany won the final 2–1, with Oliver Bierhoff scoring the golden goal in the 95th minute. Bierhoff had earlier equalized in the 73rd minute after Patrik Berger scored a penalty for the Czech Republic on 59 minutes after Karel Poborský had been tripped.


Eddie Murray hits 3,000th hit of his career

At the Metrodome, Indians' designated hitter Eddie Murray collects his 3000th hit off Twins' right-hander Mike Trombley to become the 20th player to accomplish the feat. 'Steady Eddie' joins Pete Rose as only the 2nd switch-hitter to reach the milestone.

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