By Alan Duffy
Germany 1-0 Argentina – World Cup Final – 13th July 2014
And so a quite superb World Cup comes to an end with Germany, the best team in the tournament, deservedly lifting the trophy and thus becoming the first European side to win it in the Americas.
Sub Mario Goetze’s extra-time goal, courtesy of a sublime finish after a clever pass from Andre Schurrle, was enough to secure the win for Jogi Loew’s charges after an enthralling game at the Maracana.
While Germany had more of the ball, Argentina always looked threatening on the break and overall it was the