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PHOTOS: Germany return home as World Cup heroes, fans pack the streets of Berlin

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Members of the German soccer squad wave to fans after the arrival of the German national soccer team in Berlin Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Germany’s World Cup-winning team has returned home from Brazil to celebrate the country’s fourth title with huge crowds of fans. The team’s Boeing 747 touched down at Berlin’s Tegel airport midmorning Tuesday after flying a lap of honor over the “fan mile” in front of the landmark Brandenburg Gate. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

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The party is well and truly underway in Berlin, as the German national team are parading their World Cup trophy around the capital city.

After landing back in Germany on Tuesday morning, the team boarded a bus and have been greeted by up to a million fans in the streets who want to catch a glimpse of the nations fourth World Cup trophy.

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Incredible scenes adorned Berlin as the team’s plush black bus, complete with the four times Germany have won the title (1954, 1974, 1990, 2014) etched onto the side of the vehicle. The team and manager Joachim Low headed towards the famous Brandenburg Gate in the heart of Berlin where the “fan mile” is located. The German teams Boeing 747 also did a victory lap above the area before landing on Tuesday morning.

Below are a selection of photos from the event. Enjoy sifting through them to see the jubilant scenes in Berlin.

PHOTOS OF GERMANY’s VICTORY PARADE IN BERLIN

The team plane arrives back in Germany...

Germany Soccer WCup Homecoming

The plane with the players of German national soccer team arrived at Tegel airport in Berlin Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Germany’s World Cup-winning team has returned home from Brazil to celebrate the country’s fourth title with huge crowds of fans. The team’s Boeing 747 touched down at Berlin’s Tegel airport midmorning Tuesday after flying a lap of honor over the “fan mile” in front of the landmark Brandenburg Gate. Words on plane read : Winner Plane, and instead of Lufthansa, Fanhansa. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

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Captain Philipp Lahm brings the World Cup back to Germany...

Germany Soccer WCup Homecoming

German national soccer players from left: Philipp Lahm Bastian Schweinsteiger ,Thomas Mueller and Sami Khedira, arrive with the trophy at Tegel airport in Berlin Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Germany’s World Cup-winning team has returned home from Brazil to celebrate the country’s fourth title with huge crowds of fans. The team’s Boeing 747 touched down at Berlin’s Tegel airport midmorning Tuesday after flying a lap of honor over the “fan mile” in front of the landmark Brandenburg Gate. (AP Photo/dpa, Bernd von Jutrczenka)

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The victory bus makes it way into the center of Berlin...

Germany Soccer WCup Homecoming

Members of the German soccer squad wave to fans after the arrival of the German national soccer team in Berlin Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Germany’s World Cup-winning team has returned home from Brazil to celebrate the country’s fourth title with huge crowds of fans. The team’s Boeing 747 touched down at Berlin’s Tegel airport midmorning Tuesday after flying a lap of honor over the “fan mile” in front of the landmark Brandenburg Gate. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

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The crowds continue to pour onto the streets to salute their hero’s...

Germany Soccer WCup Homecoming

Members of the German soccer squad wave to fans after the arrival of the German national soccer team in Berlin Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Germany’s World Cup-winning team has returned home from Brazil to celebrate the country’s fourth title with huge crowds of fans. The team’s Boeing 747 touched down at Berlin’s Tegel airport midmorning Tuesday after flying a lap of honor over the “fan mile” in front of the landmark Brandenburg Gate. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

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German manager Joachim Low thanks the German public for their support...

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Germany’s head coach Joachim Loew, center, waves to the supporters during a fan party after the arrival of the German national soccer team in Berlin Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Germany beat Argentina 1-0 on Sunday to win its fourth World Cup title. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

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Per Mertesacker, Benedikt Howedes and Mesut Ozil celebrating...

Germany Soccer WCup Homecoming

German national soccer players, from left, Mesut Özil, Benedikt Hoewedes and Per Mertesacker , celebrate as they tour Berlin by bus Tuesday July 15, 2014. Germany’s World Cup-winning team has returned home from Brazil to celebrate the country’s fourth title with huge crowds of fans. The team’s Boeing 747 touched down at Berlin’s Tegel airport midmorning Tuesday after flying a lap of honor over the “fan mile” in front of the landmark Brandenburg Gate. (AP Photo/dpa, Jens Kalaene)

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Top scorer Thomas Muller lifts the trophy...

Germany Soccer WCup Homecoming

German soccer player Thomas Mueller lifts the trophy next to goalie Manuel Neuer,, center right, after the arrival of the German national soccer squad in Berlin Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Germany’s World Cup-winning team has returned home from Brazil to celebrate the country’s fourth title with huge crowds of fans. The team’s Boeing 747 touched down at Berlin’s Tegel airport midmorning Tuesday after flying a lap of honor over the “fan mile” in front of the landmark Brandenburg Gate. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

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The incredible party in Berlin is just getting started. Look at that crowd!

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Hundred thousands of people wait for the arrival of the German national soccer team at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Germany beat Argentina 1-0 on Sunday to win its fourth World Cup title. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

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