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Gotze wonder goal crowns Germany champions

Mario Gotze scored a stunning extra-time goal to settle the 2014 FIFA World Cup  Final in Germany's favour, crowning the Europeans as champions with a 1-0 victory over Argentina at the Maracana.

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"We started this project ten years ago and what has happened today is the result of many years' work, starting with Jurgen Klinsmann. We've made constant progress, we believed in the project, we worked a lot and, if any group deserves it, it's this team," Joachim Low, Germany coach.

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18:35
The referee blows for the end of the second period of extra time.
18:35
120'+ZABALETA (Argentina) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:34
120'+MESSI (Argentina) strikes his free-kick wide.
18:32
120'+SCHWEINSTEIGER (Germany) commits a foul.
18:31
120' MERTESACKER (in) comes off the bench to replace ÖZIL (out) (Germany)
18:31
120'ÖZIL (Germany) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:29
118'MÜLLER (Germany) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on MASCHERANO (Argentina).
18:29
117'MESSI (Argentina) sees an effort go off target.
18:28
117'GÖTZE (Germany) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:24
113' GÖTZE (Germany) scores!!
18:23
112'PALACIO (Argentina) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:21
110'MÜLLER (Germany) commits a foul.
18:20
109'AGUERO (Argentina) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:18
107'MASCHERANO (Argentina) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on SCHWEINSTEIGER (Germany).
18:17
106'KROOS (Germany) is penalised after committing a foul.

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Line-ups

Germany
GermanyGER
Argentina
ArgentinaARG
(GK)
(GK)
120'
86'
11
88'
78'
10
(C)
16
(C)
18
16
23
31'
46' HT
SubstitutesSubstitutes
12
(GK)
12
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
5
86'
Injured
31'
15
78'
120'
19
88'
20
46' HT
Injured
CoachCoach
Joachim LOEW (GER)Alejandro SABELLA (ARG)

Match Facts

Rio De Janeiro

On 1 January 1502, the Portuguese explorer Gaspar de Lemos brought his ship into a bay on the Brazilian coast, which is now called Guanabara Bay.

Estadio do Maracana

  • Stadium nameEstadio do Maracana
  • CityRio De Janeiro
  • Year constructed1950
  • Overall capacity74738

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy
  • 23° CTemperature
  • 12 m/sWind
  • 65 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Nicola RIZZOLI
    Italy
    ItalyITA
  • Assistant Referee 1: Renato FAVERANI (ITA)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Andrea STEFANI (ITA)
  • Fourth official: Carlos VERA (ECU)