A day after the final loss to Germany by a score of 1-0, Fernandez received the national team in the capital.
So now that the FIFA World Cup is over and and a huge void has been left in our lives (or rather, nights), we need to get back to our normal sleeping patterns before we get the pink slip, or a rustication letter from college.
It was fitting that Goetze came off the bench to win it, and another replacement supplied the inch-perfect cross.
Germany win fourth World Cup — their first in 24 years — thanks to substitute Mario’s extra-time goal.
Messi’s genius cannot be denied, but there is no substitute for a World Cup winner’s medal.
Having hosted an outstanding World Cup, Brazil can now look ahead to the Olympics
Germany have looked decisive in most games. Can they carry their form from the 7-1 win over Brazil?
Argentina are the only team to win all their games on the way to the finals, can they keep the record intact?
The Dutch have made it clear that the 3rd place playoff is an unnecessary game.
Argentina have won 2 World Cups while the Brazilans have won 5.
Argentina saw off Netherlands 4-2 on penalties to make their first final in 24 years.
The Dutch coach could not conjure any tricks against Argentina.
Kolkata’s football fraternity reacted with stunned disbelief.
Klose is the only specialised striker in the German squad in Brazil after Gomez was dropped.
Even Germany legend Franz Beckenbauer tweeted: “What was that? Hard to believe.”