Germany Defeats Argentina to win World Cup Final
After Germany defeated Brazil in such a resounding fashion on Thursday, many were pondering why Argentina would even show up. However, while Germany bested Brazil by an unbelievable 7-1 score on Tuesday, the result today was much closer.
In fact, the two teams were tied at 0 following regulation play, and headed to extra time. With seven minutes left in extra time, Mario Gotze of Germany scored the game winning goal, giving his team victtory in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
This marks Germany's fourth World Cup title, and makes them the first European team ever to win the Cup in South America.
In yesterday's third place match, the Netherlands was able to best Brazil in a dominant fashion. The final score n that game was 3-0.