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Toni Kroos' stoppage-time wonder strike rescues World Cup hopes for Germany

For most of Saturday’s match against Sweden, defending World Cup champion Germany’s hopes of repeating appeared to be hanging by a thread. But a full five minutes into stoppage time, midfielder Tony Kroos stepped up to a free kick deep in Sweden’s end and curled his right footed shot past keeper Robin Olsen, the 2-1 victory vaulting Germany into second place in the Group F behind Mexico.