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Tuesday 23 September 2014

As it happened: Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to claim their fourth World Cup

Published 13/07/2014 | 18:48

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Argentina's Rodrigo Palacio (R) shoots but fails to score a goal past Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer during extra time in their 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL  - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
Argentina's Rodrigo Palacio (R) shoots but fails to score a goal past Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer during extra time in their 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
Argentina's Lionel Messi (R) misses a goal opportunity during their 2014 World Cup final against Germany at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL  - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
Argentina's Lionel Messi (R) misses a goal opportunity during their 2014 World Cup final against Germany at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JULY 13: A fan enjoys the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)
A fan enjoys the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana
Germany's Mario Gotze celebrate winning the World Cup after the FIFA World Cup Final at the Estadio do Maracana, Rio de Janerio, Brazil. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday July 13, 2014. See PA story SOCCER Final. Photo credit should read: Mike Egerton/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. No commercial use. No use with any unofficial 3rd party logos. No manipulation of images. No video emulation.
Germany's Mario Gotze celebrate winning the World Cup after the FIFA World Cup Final at the Estadio do Maracana
Germany's players lift the World Cup trophy as they celebrate their 2014 World Cup final win against Argentina at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014.     REUTERS/Michael Dalder (BRAZIL  - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
Germany's players lift the World Cup trophy as they celebrate their 2014 World Cup final win against Argentina at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
Argentina's Marcos Rojo (L) fouls Germany's Thomas Mueller (C) during their 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (BRAZIL  - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
Argentina's Marcos Rojo (L) fouls Germany's Thomas Mueller (C) during their 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro

Relive all the action from a dramatic World Cup final which ended with triumph for Joachim Low's Germany.

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