It’s all over, the dust has settled, and I think it’s fair to say that the best team of the tournament won. As with South Africa 2010, it took a solitary extra time goal to settle the final – but thankfully, Germany and Argentina served up a far better game than Spain and the Netherlands managed to four years ago. 137 more words
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Sometimes the game is simple. You get a few chances, you put one in the net and hope your opponent fails to do the same. 1,082 more words
They say a picture paints a thousands words.
Well, these snaps could perhaps depict even more. After 24-years without winning a World Cup, Germany finally delivered on the biggest stage of all to delight a nation. 308 more words
‘Second place is the first losers’ spot,’ said Carlos Bilardo, the man who managed Argentina to their triumph in the 1986 World Cup (and to second place in 1990). 528 more words