Germany have won their fourth World Cup, overcoming Argentina 1-0 after extra time in Rio de Janeiro. Mario Götze’s late volley was the difference in a cagey match.
Argentina will play Germany in the World Cup final, after beating the Netherlands in a penalty shootout in Sao Paulo.
Germany thrashed Brazil 7:1 in the semi-final of the football World Cup on Tuesday. Her attack in the first-half left Brazil shell-shocked. The “Nationalmannschaft” led 5:0 after 29 minutes.
The Netherlands moved into the semi-finals of the football World Cup on Saturday after beating Costa Rica on penalties. The match was still 0-0 after extra time, forcing the game into a penalty shoot out which Oranje won 4-3.
A 13th minute goal from defender Mats Hummels takes Germany into a record fourth consecutive World Cup semi-final.
Argentina marched into the FIFA World Cup quarter-finals with a 1-0 extra-time win over Switzerland on Tuesday night.
The dream ended for Jürgen Klinsmann and his United States team on Tuesday after losing 2:1 to Belgium in the last 16 of the football World Cup in Brazil.
Germany needed extra-time to beat Algeria 2:1 in Porto Alegre and progress into the quarter-finals of the football World Cup in Brazil.
Germany’s World Cup hopes suffered a severe blow on Saturday when midfielder Marco Reus was ruled out of the tournament due to an ankle injury sustained in their final warmup game.
A former World Cup player from Germany has become the biggest name in football to come out as gay, saying he wants to break down the stigma of homosexuality in sports.