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10 Years Ago Today, Frank Lampard Had His Goal Ruled Out Against Germany In The World Cup

10 Years Ago Today, Frank Lampard Had His Goal Ruled Out Against Germany In The World Cup

On this day 10 years ago, Frank Lampard had a goal ruled out against Germany in the World Cup, despite the ball clearly crossing the line.

England were 2-0 down against Germany in the last-16 clash but pulled a goal back through Matthew Upson and started to pile on the pressure.

Midfielder Lampard struck a beauty which hit the underside of the German crossbar, clearly going past the line, before bouncing away from the net.

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The referee ruled that the ball did not cross the line and the Germans went on to win the match 4-1.

Credit: PA
Credit: PA

England supporters were outraged, the whole country feeling let down by a flawed system.

The incident was one of the reasons why FIFA decided to bring in goal-line technology for the World Cup for Brazil 2014.

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On the controversial World Cup moment, via Goal the now Chelsea manager said he has no regrets and that he's just happy the incident meant VAR is used regularly football today:

"I don't think much about it," said the Chelsea legend.

"I can't see much point in having sleepless nights about it.

"It changed the game for the better, so I'm pleased about that. It's a positive move for the game as a whole with the introduction of goal-line technology."

Eight years on, Germany were knocked out the World Cup after losing to South Korea, the second goal being granted after a VAR review from the referee.

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Karma's a bitch, isn't it, Germany?

Words by Jacque Talbot

Topics: Frank Lampard, Football News, Football, three lions, England, Germany, World Cup

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