In the 113th minute, substitute Mario Goetze is unmarked between two defenders deep in the box on a counter when Andre Schuerrle spots him from the left side and serves a pretty pass. "Super Mario" settles the ball off his chest and volleys it into the net. Goal, Germany defeats Argentina, 1-0 to lift the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Germany wins the World Cup inside the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janerio, after 32 days, 63 games, 170 goals, 10 red cards and 120 minutes of an enthralling final contest watched by German by German Chancellor, Angela Dorothea Merkel, Brazil's President, Dilma Rousseff,Argentine President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Russia's Putin and host of other heads of state.
The two sides were tied at 0-0 as the third successive World Cup final went into extra-time on Sunday.
The best chance of the second-half fell to Messi in the 45th minute but the Barcelona star scuffed his shot and it went wide of the far post.
Argentina had the ball in the net through Gonzalo Higuain in the 29th minute but the goal was ruled offside.
The best chance of the first-half fell to Higuain as well. Toni Kroos's ill-judged back header fell into his path with only goalkeeper Manuel Neuer to beat, but the Napoli striker snatched at his shot which went wide.
Lionel Messi, won the best player of the tournament, while German keeper, Manuel Neuer, won the best goalkeeper and James Rodriguez of Colombia won the golden boot.
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