The Germans prevailed because they were the best from end to end and because they had the best bench.
FIFA World Cup 2014
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Argentine forward Lionel Messi affirmed he feels “devastated” about the loss against Germany while saying the Albiceleste forwards had several chances to score but could not seize them.
German coach Joachim Loew has revealed he told Mario Goetze “to show you can decide the World Cup” minutes before the attacker’s title-clinching strike in the FIFA World Cup final.
The mournful cries of millions of Brazilians were drowned out in the high-decibel musical gala during the FIFA World Cup's closing ceremony, which was graced by crowd pullers such as Shakira, guitar king Carlos Santana and also had a dash of samba here today
The now four-time champions, the first European team to win the World Cup on Latin American soil, earned the honor of lifting the most recognized trophy in sports with a tooth-and-nail 1-0 victory in a final as terrifically entertaining as the tournament itself.
Brazil forward Neymar has done the unpredictable once again by revealing he will support Brazil's biggest rivals Argentina in Sunday's World Cup final against Germany.
Javier Mascherano has revealed he suffered an eye-watering injury after making his crucial, last-ditch tackle in yesterday's World Cup semifinal win over the Netherlands.
The World Cup's second semifinal was supposed to put the silky skills of Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben in the spotlight. Instead, a goalkeeper and two rock-solid defenses stole the show.
If there is anything that can be compared is the reliance of the both Netherlands and Argentina on the individual brilliance of Arjen Robben and Lionel Messi respectively.
Netherlands captain Robin van Persie is a doubt for his side's World Cup semi-final against Argentina with a stomach problem, coach Louis van Gaal said. "Robin van Persie has an intestinal problem and I didn't want to take a risk," said van Gaal on the Manchester United striker, who trained apart from his team-mates this morning.
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