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What new records did we get this World Cup?

Klose got top scorer with 16

All group winners made it to the quarters (not a record but remarkable)

joint record of most goals (171)?

Oldest player Faryd Mondragon 43 years

Anything else?

Other records added in the thread

Most saves - Howard's 16 against Belgium

Youngest goalscorer at a world cup for Belgium - Origi .

Most wins at World Cups - Klose (18)(17)?.

First player to play in four semi finals - Klose

New tournament best - Algeria, Bosnia - Qualify, Greece - Round of 16, Colombia and Costa Rica - Quarters.

first team to qualify for 4 consecutive semifinals - Germany

Highest score in a semi - Germany Brazil 7-1

first World Cup semi-final to finish (including extra-time) - Argentina Netherlands0-0 .

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Klose first player to play in four semi finals

Bosnia, Greece, Algeria, Colombia and Costa Rica improved on their previous tournament best.

Between them, Wayne Rooney and Frank Lampard have now equalled the number of England World Cup goals scored by Mark Wright.

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Klose's record in wins involved

2002 played all games, Germany drew with Ireland and lost to Brazil, but won the rest (5).

2006 played all games, won all except a draw in the quarters and a semifinal loss (5)

2010 played all games, Germany lost against Serbia and Spain, didn't feature in the 3rd place playoff win (4)

2014 featured only in 4 matches, only drew against Ghana (3)

That means 17 games.

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