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Tuesday 2 September 2014

Best memes and Tweets from World Cup final, including Lukas Podolski selfie with Angela Merkel

Simon Rice

Published 14/07/2014 | 10:32

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Lukas Podolski and Angela Merkel pose with the World Cup trophy

It's been the tournament of Twitter.

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Every kick, goal and controversial moment has been discussed and shared across the social media platform.

The final was no different, with famous names getting in on the act and even the World Cup winners themselves turning to Twitter. And as we should have come to expect, the pundits weren't excluded either.

Here, we take a look at some of the best Tweets and memes following Germany's victory over Argentina in Rio de Janeiro...

Selfies...

View the story "World Cup final selfies" on Storify

Gloating Germans...

View the story "Gloating Germans on Twitter" on Storify

That challenge from Manuel Neuer...

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Plus these ones that while not new, featured some of those involved in the final and were too good to leave out...

View the story "Plus these ones that while not new, featured some of those involved in the final and were too good to leave out..." on Storify

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