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World Cup final match-winner Goetze said he felt 'unbelievable' after scoring the winning goal in extra-time.
Goetze's extra-time goal to beat Argentina and win the cup was the 32nd scored by a substitute in Brazil.
Despite protests and the national team's failure in the semi final, the World Cup was largely a success.
The host nation was celebrating that rivals Argentina would not be lifting sport's most prized trophy.
The 1-0 victory in the FIFA World Cup final has taken Germany up one place to top spot.
For years, the country’s government has endured grueling criticism from FIFA over severely delayed stadiums.
A day after the final loss to Germany by a score of 1-0, Fernandez received the national team in the capital.
Fans began arriving overnight to secure good spots to welcome home coach Joachim Loew’s team and the trophy.
Hundreds of thousands of jubilant Germans welcomed their triumphant national football team home in Berlin.
The hard-fought thrilling World Cup final between Germany and Argentina set new Twitter and Facebook records.
The 60-cent stamp, marked “Germany Football World Champion 2014″, will go on sale Thursday.
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.
After the final heartbreak, Lionel Messi-led Argentina returned home to a champions-like-welcome.
It was fitting that Goetze came off the bench to win it, and another replacement supplied the inch-perfect cross.
Messi’s genius cannot be denied, but there is no substitute for a World Cup winner’s medal.
Beckham, Jagger, Bundchen and other celebrities illuminated the Maracana with their presence.
Despite protests and the national team’s failure in the semi final, the World Cup was largely a success.
Goetze’s extra-time goal to beat Argentina and win the cup was the 32nd scored by a substitute in Brazil.
The host nation was celebrating that rivals Argentina would not be lifting sport’s most prized trophy.
Germany erupted in ecstasy, with fans dancing the night away, after the World Cup win against Argentina.
Loew revealed he told Goetze to ‘prove he’s better than Messi’ before the German hit the winning goal.
Sabella was left ruing his side’s failure to take their chances after their defeat by Germany in the final.
World Cup final match-winner Goetze said he felt ‘unbelievable’ after scoring the winning goal in extra-time.
Here are some reactions we had while watching the World Cup finale.
Argentina’s defeat by Germany prevented Messi from cementing his place in the pantheon of the truly great.
Schweinsteiger thanked German fans after lifting the World Cup title against Argentina in Brazil.
The final of the World Cup was watched by many around the world, including Germany’s players’ wives and girlfriends.
Messi, attempting to emulate the great Maradona by leading Argentina to a World Cup triumph, had a poor final.
Germany win the World Cup after 24 years after they beat Argentina 1-0 in the final in Rio De Janeiro.
For man-of-the-match Goetze, it had not been an easy tournament after initially failing to live up to expectations.
Standing on thousands of discarded plastic beer cups, the fans at the Brandenburg Gate cheered loudly.
Messi won four successive man-of-the-match awards against Bosnia, Iran, Argentina and Switzerland.
Argentina has won the World Cup twice, most recently in 1986 when they defeated West Germany in the final.
Neuer’s role in Germany’s triumph extended far beyond his superb shot-stopping abilities.
Brazil 2014 has seen some stunning goals, which have proved to be as invaluable as they have been beautiful.
Star singer Shakira, alongwith Brazilian singers Sangalo & Brown, gave a stunning performance at the closing ceremony.
Brazil supporters express their disappointment with the home team’s shameful rout from the World Cup.
Germany won the World Cup for the fourth time when substitute Mario Goetze volleyed in a brilliant goal.
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?