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PHOTOS: Germany wins 2014 World Cup

PHOTOS: Germany wins 2014 World Cup

WORLD CUP: Germany's Mario Goetze (19) celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's first goal in extra time against Argentina's goalkeeper Sergio Romero during the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13. Photo: Associated Press/Felipe Dana

Germany substitute Mario Goetze volleyed in a brilliant goal seven minutes from the end of extra time to clinch a 1-0 victory over Argentina at the Maracana on Sunday that gave them the World Cup for the fourth time.

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