World Cup 2014 Final Highlights: Germany Beat Argentina, Become First European Team to Win on South American Soil

Mario Goetze's extra-time goal helps Germany win the World Cup 2014. Catch all highlights here.

updated: July 14, 2014 04:17 IST
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Germany celebrate their World Cup 2014 triumph over Argentina


Germany beat Argentina to clinch their fourth World Cup title, their first since 1990. Catch highlights here (World Cup tracker | Matchcentre)

03.55 (IST): An exceptional World Cup comes to an end! What a roller coaster it has been! 64 games and a 171 goals later, Germany are standing with the coveted trophy in their hands. Apart from the winners, the tournament has seen a host of sub-plots, from a few underdog stories to Brazil's resounding loss that derailed the World Cup dream. The tournament that gave the World a young superstar in Colombia's James Rodriguez , also witnessed a 31-year-old Arjen Robben perform to his best and help Netherlands reach the semis. In contrast, Cristiano Ronaldo and his Portugal side faded away with a group stage exit and England were sent packing early. Messi did well to guide his side till the final but failed to score in the final and ended on the losing side. His consolation prize was the Golden Ball but he did not look one bit elated after what transpired in the 120 minutes of football.

03.33 (IST): Colombia's 22-year-old attacking mid-fielder JAMES RODRIGUEZ (6 goals) wins the Golden Boot.

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