There's a sea of humanity in Berlin as thousands of fans gather for Germany's victory parade. And the good news for those fans is that captain Philipp Lahm and his World Cup winners have finally touched down on home soil.
Tens of thousands of German football fans are giving a hero's welcome to the World-Cup-winning team in Berlin, with huge crowds lining their bus route into the capital.
The main celebrations are taking place at the Brandenburg Gate, where the players will display the famous trophy.
Germany forward Mario Gotze, scorer of the winner which sealed victory for the Germans against Argentina in the World Cup final, tweets: There is the Cup in Berlin!
World Cup winners Germany are slowly making their way towards the Brandenburg Gate on an open-top bus.
The pilots flying World Cup winners Germany back to Berlin received a special visit from manager Joachim Low in the cockpit. DFB-Team tweeted: Golden prospects! The national coach shows the pilots his souvenirs from Brazil.
Such posing may explain why the flight was delayed by a few hours...