It's the curse!!!
1998: France wins world cup
2002: France out in group stage
2006: Italy wins world cup
2010: Italy out in group stage
2010: Spain wins world cup
2014: Spain out in group stage
2014: Germany wins world cup
2018: Germany out in group stage
Germany became the third straight reigning champion to be knocked out in the group stage at the next World Cup -- following Italy and Spain -- after it was beaten 2-0 by South Korea in Group F.
It was only the second time in Germany's storied World Cup history that it had failed to progress from the first round and the last occurrence came in 1938.
South Korea made it 2-0 Germany