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WATCH: German TV Spot Sticks It To Spanish After Soccer Defeats

The German soccer clubs Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich (whose flags you will see strategically placed below) recently thrashed Spanish teams Real Madrid and FC Barcelona in their respective Champions League semifinals.

German Sky sports seized the opportunity to taunt the two teams before their recent games. And after Bayern's defeat of Barcelona Wednesday night, we will indeed have an all-German final at Wembley stadium in London on May 25th.

For those tired of Spanish futbol dominance....watch below, con gusto!

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End-Of-Regime Vibe? Supreme Leader Keeps Referring To Shah's Final Days

In recent weeks, Ali Khamenei, Iran's Supreme Leader, has made repeated references to the end of Iran's last regime in 1979. Is may be a sign the country is indeed approaching another kind of revolution.

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Iran's Supreme Leader al Khamenei on Jan. 9

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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has ordered his forces to clamp down with renewed vigor on the remains of the mass protests that erupted across Iran in mid-September. Initially a reaction to police brutality, these turned into the biggest anti-state protests of the Islamic Republic's 40-year history.

And they continue, in spite of thousands of arrests, more than 500 deaths on the streets and in custody, and four hangings. There was also outrage in Britain and across the world after the execution of British-Iranian Alireza Akbari, who had been sentenced to death.

All of this has angered the leader. In a speech in Tehran last week, Khamenei called the protests "treason" aimed at destroying Iran's "security, production of knowledge, economic output and tourism."

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