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Despite the Germans losing this evening to Spain, it has been a positive tournament.

Germany team manager Oliver Bierhoff says that despite the team losing to Spain 1-0, it has been a positive tournament for the three-time World Cup winners.

"The team has brought us much joy during the tournament," Bierhoff told Kicker. "But Spain were the better team tonight.

"The bottom line for us is that the tournament has been positive for us. There is an awful lot of potential in the team.

"It has played some exciting football," he added.

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