Germany became the fourth defending champion in the last five tournaments to be eliminated in the group stage, finishing with a one win - in stoppage time against Sweden - and losses to Mexico and South Korea.
In a must-win match for the reigning champions, Germany could not live up to the expectations as a resilient South Korea team managed to oust the champions with a 2-0 win.
Germany have been eliminated in the first round of the World Cup for the first time in 80 years, since a defeat in 1938 at the hands of Switzerland, where they drew the first match 1-1, before being beaten 4-2 in the replay.
Germay lost their first game against Mexico but a stoppage time victor from Toni Kroos against Sweden had given them life in the competition.
As you can imagine, fans went wild over South Korea's incredible win, which kept the defending World Cup winners from advancing.
"We're very disappointed, but for such a match - they really have to go home", he said. The 2-0 correct score was matched at a huge [240.0] on the Exchange, with South Korea trading at a high of [25.0] in the match odds market.
Failure to qualify for the World Cup knockout rounds would significantly dent Loew's reputation after 12 years as head coach but his job is understood to be safe after he signed a contract extension until 2022 last month.
Kim Young-gwon broke the deadlock in added time when he found himself alone in front of goal after a corner and poked the ball home from close range.
"Even if it had worked out today it would have been over for us in the knock-out phase in the next game or the game after". Initially flagged offside, the goal has finally been allowed after a VAR review.
Germany is out of the World Cup.
"We didn't deserve to win the title again, we didn't deserve to make the last 16".
"We beat the world champions and normally it's a dream and we can be proud of the team", Son said. All the Germans needed to do was to score one goal against the South Koreans.