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This Goal Celebration Nearly Ended In Disaster For Germany

Be careful before you leap, Miroslav Klose.

1. Miroslav Klose’s 71st minute goal for Germany secured a 2-2 tie for the Germans against Ghana.

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2. Klose — who is now tied for the most World Cup goals ever, with 15 for his career — tried to go for his trademark front flip to celebrate.

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3. And almost didn’t clear all the way around on the landing.

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4. [yikes]

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5. But he’s okay — and with the tie, Germany’s in good shape to advance out of Group G.

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