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June 16, 2006   

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The thousand-year-old Bavarian town of Nuremberg was run over by an estimated 70,000 English fans for the England versus Trinidad and Tobago game on June 15.

English naturally outnumbered fans from the Caribbean, given the geographical logistics, and St George flags were in evidence in nearly every bar and pub.

After England won the match -- 2-0 -- fans took to the streets to celebrate.

A happy supporter tries to kiss an English policewoman at the Nuremberg railway station. The English police joined hands with the German police to keep law and order in this town.

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Photographs: Sebastian Willnow/AFP/Getty Images


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