The Werder, who finished tenth in the Bundesliga and was a finalist this year in the UEFA Cup, the trophy case at Bayern Munich, which had been eliminated in the quarterfinals by Bayer Leverkusen.
With this result, the Bremen team 'save' the season, despite their poor league classification, the worst since 1999, and continued disappointment protagonists in recent months.
In the duel on Saturday in Berlin, the 'hero' was the German of Turkish origin Mesut Ozil, who scored in the 58th and allowed them to lift the Cup, despite repeated attempts by the whole match for Leverkusen in the second half and forcing the extension.
In both the play's only had a role the Brazilian Diego, with a great play that allowed the couple Ozil, which many consider his successor, beating the goalkeeper Rene Adler.
The American midfielder disputed his last game against Werder, after this week will confirm that the next campaign wear the colors of Juventus of Turin.
"I am very happy to dismiss poderme of Werder Bremen in this way. It was three years of accomplishments and many joys and this Cup is a way to return all the love I received in Bremen, from the fans and the whole of Germany Werder" "said Diego.
The Brazilian insisted on his dedication to the fans of the soon to be his former team. "It was exciting to see the fans shouting my name and it is better able to lift this Cup," he added.
Despite its problems in the boot of the meeting, Bayer had the opportunity to build your score by Patrick Helmes mainly, but Thomas Schaaf pupils were well arranged and the defense managed to maintain their door to zero.
Werder had the opportunity to extend their advantage to his opponent launched to counterattack, but the Peruvian Claudio Pizarro Hugo Almeida and the Portuguese were not successful, and his team completed its objective of achieving the minimum and suffering.