Irish bookmaker Paddy Power had to pay out after offering odds of 500-1 for a result which was beyond the wildest dreams of most German fans.

One gambler from eastern England won 2,500 pounds (USD 4,300) after wagering five pounds.
William Hill, Britain's largest bookmaker, said none of its 120,000 customers who bet on the result had picked 7-1 as the final score.
One student in northern England was however rewarded after staking just 80 pence on Germany to take a 5-0 halftime lead. He won 240 pounds at odds of 300-1 with William Hill.
Both teams to score was a popular bet and Oscar's late consolation goal for Brazil cost William Hill more than a million pounds, a company spokesman said.


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