Germany beats Argentina 1-0 in extra time to win 2014 World Cup

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FIFA World Cup 2014 : Germany Argentina
World Cup 2014 : Germany 1-0 Argentina 13/07/2014

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jul. 13, 2014 (AMP) — Brazil 2014 : Germany claimed a fourth FIFA World Cup crown courtesy of a 1-0 extra time victory over Argentina (following a 0-0 draw in regulation) in the final on Sunday afternoon at the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

The score was still nil-all after the 90 minutes of regulation time and both teams had to wait for overtime to settle the issue. In the 113rd minute, it was ultimately the German midfielder Mario Götze who brought Die Mannschaft to victory by scoring the winning goal.

Fixtures and Results : Second stage

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Overview

Germany at the World Cup

  • 3 titles (1954, 1974, 1990)
  • 18 appearances (first in 1934)
  • 18 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)
  • Statistics: Champions (1954, 1974, 1990) Runners-up (1966, 1982, 1986, 2002) Third Place (1934, 1970, 2006, 2010) Fourth Place (1958)

Argentina at the World Cup

  • 2 titles (1978, 1986)
  • 16 appearances (first in 1930)
  • 17 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
  • Statistics: Champions (1978, 1986) Runners-up (1930, 1990)
2014 World Cup Poster
Germany
1:0
Argentina
1:0 (a.e.t.), 0:0 (0:0)
  • 13 July 2014
  • 16:00
  • Rio de Janeiro

World Cup History

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