So it had to happen didn't it! England will play Germany on Sunday in the last 16 of the World Cup for the priviledge of playing Argentina or Mexico in the Quarter Finals.
England last played Germany in a friendly in Berlin in November 2008 (England won 2-1) and the last competitive match (i.e. not a friendly) was in Munich in 2001 (England won that one 5-1).
Here's a short look at the heritage of this classic encounter shown by ITV before that last friendly in 08'