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Germany script history, beat Argentina 1-0 to win World Cup

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 10:30

Germany wrote a new chapter in the history of international football as they became the first European team to lift the World Cup in South America, clinching a hard-fought 1-0 win over Argentina in the final, their triumph coming on the back of steely resolve and blood on the pitch here.

How does it feel to be Lionel Messi?

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 05:03

To go down in the annals of history, one needs witnesses, who help transcend greatness of individuals across generations.

Argentina playing safe for the greatest prize in the world

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 20:29

How well Argentina defend against Germany in the 2014 FIFA World Cup will decide the final match.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Argentina, Germany battle for title glory as Brazil blanked again

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 17:06

If the 7-1 battering by Germany exposed Brazil`s shallowness, the 3-0 loss against Netherlands for the third place put them further down in a void. A team crumbled in its home turf, in front of its native fans amidst political and economical tensions over billions of money spent for the World Cup.

Netherlands blank Brazil 3-0 in FIFA World Cup play-off

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 10:35

Brazil lost its face, its pride one more time in the space of four days after the Netherlands embarrassed the hosts 3-0 in the third-place play-off match of the World Cup, as boos and jeers from the fans dressed in canary yellow reverberated across the Estadio Nacional here.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Brazil vs Netherlands Match Preview

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 00:04

After Brazil`s utter humiliation against Germany, anything less than a win in Saturday`s third-place match against an indifferent Netherlands team would deepen the gloom hanging over the World Cup hosts.

FIFA World Cup: Argentina beat Netherlands in shootout to set up Germany final

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 09:26

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero pulled off two stunning saves as Argentina edged out the Netherlands 4-2 in the penalty shootout in a grinding semifinal match to set up a World Cup summit clash against Germany here Wednesday.

Argentina, Netherlands set for battle as Brazil wonders what happened

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 00:38

Argentina and the Netherlands were getting ready to play on Wednesday for the right to join Germany in the World Cup final as the inquisition into Brazil`s humiliating exit gathered pace.

World Cup 2014 semi-final: Brazil vs Germany - As it happened...

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 03:53

Welcome to our coverage of the first semi-final of the 2014 FIFA World Cup between Brazil and Germany at the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte.

Germany want fourth World Cup to fill hole in their soul

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 01:31

History weighs heavily on the shoulders of soccer players from Germany, a country that latches on to the glory of its three World Cup titles with special reverence - in part due to a shortage of national heroes after its belligerent 20th century.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Brazil vs Colombia - Preview

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 10:27

Brazil are under intense pressure to breathe life into their World Cup campaign and produce a performance worthy of champions when they face Colombia and their free-scoring midfielder James Rodriguez in Friday`s quarter-final.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Algerian team return to hero`s welcome

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 03:11

Algeria`s World Cup team returned home to a hero`s welcome on Wednesday after their historic progress to the knockout stages was ended by Germany in extra-time.