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Kimmich:
"This was the worst day of my career"

By Rune Gjerulff   @runegjerulff

Germany and Bayern Munich star Joshua Kimmich says he's afraid of "falling into a hole" after suffering a second successive World Cup group stage exit.
Joshua Kimmich.
Joshua Kimmich.Photo: Granada, CC-by-SA 4.0
Joshua Kimmich lamented "the worst day of his career" after Germany failed to go through from the group stages at the World Cup.


Despite beating Costa Rica 4-2 in their last group stage game, Kimmich and Germany crashed out of the tournament, as Japan won 2-1 against Spain in the other game in the group.

Kimmich, almost in tears after the game, told reporters in the mixed zone:

"This was the worst day of my career. We blew the World Cup in 2018 and the Euros last year too.

"I'm afraid I'll fall into a hole. It makes you think that these failures are connected to my person."


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