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2014 FIFA World Cup Final: Germany vs Argentina - As it happened...

Live coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup final match between Germany and Argentina being played at Estadio Maracana, Rio de Janeiro.

Argentina playing safe for the greatest prize in the world

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

Messi in good spirits and recovering well, says Sabella

Lionel Messi is in a good spirits and with patience will recover fully from his thigh injury, Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella said as he left Buenos Aires on Wednesday for the World Cup draw in Brazil.

Argentine media hails Messi, Sabella for World Cup berth

Argentinians see World Cup football qualification as an obligation rather than an aspiration, but that did not stop the country`s sports scribes from waxing lyrical after the national team, commonly known as the Albiceleste, secured their ticket to 2014 Brazil.

Sabella praises Argentina after 1-1 draw

Argentina missed the chance to all but secure their place at the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Bolivia.