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But Carles Puyol's winning second-half header put paid to the punter's dreams - and we doubt any fan in the world was screaming louder at their TV sets when the referee denied Germany a late penalty. William Hill spokesman Graham Sharp admitted before the match that a Germany win would be a disaster, with the nation having received huge backing throughout the tournament including a £67,000 bet being placed on them before the championship at 14/1.