If fracturing a vertebra counts as 'breaking your back' then yes, he's the kiddie.
Mind you, the way other players were going for him, it was only a matter of time before he broke. Either that or the weight of carrying all that expectation on his shoulders caused his spine to pop out of alignment...
I'd not want to see the German hangovers this morning, come to that.
I'm sure there will be a few inquests in Brazil after this. I bet their team are glad they don't live in the kind of society where sporting losers are disappeared or falling on your sword is customary in defeat.
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