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Steffen's World Cup Diary

Posted on 1 July 2002  - 12:00

Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) Football Club is located in North London. The club is also known as Spurs. Tottenham's home ground is White Hart Lane. The club motto is Audere est Facere (To dare is to do).

The World Cup Final was a close game but I think Brazil deserved to win. In the first half Ronaldo had three 100 per cent chances, then we had a chance to go 1-0 up but once Brazil went ahead I don't think it was in doubt.

I had to feel for Oliver Kahn. I was working on a German TV channel and although everyone was disappointed, no-one blamed him. He was the key man to get us to the final.

The feeling here in Germany is one of disappointment at losing but everyone is happy that we reached the final.

Before the tournament no-one believed we could get to the final or even the quarter-finals. I think out of 100 people, 99 would have said that. That is why we have to be happy and we can certainly now look forward to Euro 2004 and the 2006 World Cup.