“Don’t mention the VAR,” was a common refrain, while Brazilian media gleefully took their revenge for Brazil’s 7-1 humiliation by Germany at the last World Cup in 2014.“AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA…” read a tweet from Fox Sports Brasil that ran to 272 characters.In dramatic scenes in Kazan, Kim Young-gwon’s stoppage-time opener was ruled legitimate after intervention from the Video Assistant Referee, before Son Heung-min added the second goal minutes later.“Germany’s fastest exit from Russia since 1943,” posted one user, while another tweeted a picture of Germany towels reserving all the seats on an empty plane.Mexico fans were particularly delighted after South Korea’s last-gasp win allowed them to qualify for the last 16 behind Group F winners Sweden — while Germany finished rock bottom.Aeromexico offered a 20 percent discount on flights to South Korea, tweeting an image of a plane with doctored “AeroCorea” livery and the slogan, “We love you Korea!”Ryanair tweeted a picture of an unhappy Germany fan, offering “Loew fares” — a reference to German coach Joachim Loew.One joke in German showed a supermarket check-out assistant asking Loew, “Do you collect points?” with the coach answering, “No.”Meanwhile, England striker-turned-TV-presenter Gary Lineker revised his famous maxim that “Football is a simple game. Twenty-two men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always win.”“Football is a simple game,” Lineker tweeted.“Twenty-two men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans no longer always win. Previous version is confined to history.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Germany made their earliest World Cup exit in 80 years. © AFP / Jewel SAMADMOSCOW, Russian Federation, Jun 28 – The internet turned cruel for Germany fans on Thursday as online mockery swept the globe following the defending champions’ shock World Cup elimination.A stream of memes and jokes flooded social media after a stunning 2-0 defeat to South Korea condemned Die Mannschaft to their earliest exit in 80 years.
There was a great turnout for the 2015 Runegal in aid of St Michael’s and Pieta House. The earlier start suited the runners and the organisers – especially with the constant downpour that hit Donegal on Saturday! The addition of the 5k provided a good alternative for the new and younger athletes.10k winners were:Male1. Sean Murphy in 36.30 (ten seconds improvement on last year)2. Ronnie Kidd3. Kevin ShielsFemale1. Claire Richardson 52.092. Catherine Reavey3. Robyn MacIntosh 1st Local John McClafferty5k winners:Winner Cameron Jenkins1st lady Fiona McClellandJuv boy Max RoartyJuv girl Aoibhinn McGinleyThanks to all participants for supporting the event and well done to all – it is a challenging 10k and 5k which will not give you a personal best time for the distance but should give you a huge sense of satisfaction for finishing it.Thanks to our sponsors – Harte Insurance for the trophies, Centra, Western Beverages, MCM Group, and the Gleeson group for the refreshments.Thanks for all the support from St. Michael’s – the organising committee, the tea ladies, the marshalls, the route planners, the Guards, the registrars, the gantry collector, the photographer – a great team effort from all which led to a successful and enjoyable day.Keep the date free for next year and get out training – you know you can beat your time! ST MICHAEL’S GAA CLUB HOST SUPERB RUNEGAL EVENT – PICTURE SPECIAL was last modified: July 12th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:GAAnewsSportSt Michaels