2014 FIFA World Cup Final: Germany 1 - 0 Argentina

2014 FIFA World Cup Final: Germany 1 - 0 Argentina

Football marathon that started a bit more than one month ago has come to an end with a memorable finale at the legendary Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 13, 2014, Germany lift the cup for the forth time in its history, while Argentina could barely hide its disappointment.

Germany's / Bayern Munich's Mario Gotze was the hero of the night and of the whole tournament. The talented 22-year-old midfielder scored on the 113th minute after the Bundes team had been battling long into extra time with organised Argentinean defence. 

See the video of the only goal below:

A European team managed to win the Mundial on the American continent for the first time in football history. Previous seven attempts have failed. The overall score in the football battle of continents is now Europe 11 - 9 America.

Germany: 4 gold, 4 silver and 4 bronze medals of the World Cups.

Argentina: 2 gold and 3 silver medals at the Mundials.

The final statistics of the final match at the tournament:

Germany 1 - 0 Argentina

Shots on target: 5 - 0

Shots off target: 4 - 9

Possession (%): 62 - 38

Corner kicks: 5 - 3

Offsides: 3 - 2

Fouls: 20 - 16

Yellow cards: 2 - 2

Red cards: 0 - 0

Source: SportsBrief.com