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Munich's Jerome Boateng, from left, Mario Mandzukic of Croatia, Franck Ribery of France and David Alaba of Austria pose for media prior to the German soccer cup second round match between FC Bayern Munich and Hannover 96, in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)