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  • Goetze scores late to give Germany the World Cup

    Germany's Mario Goetze celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Germany won 1-0 to win the World Cup. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

Posted: Sunday, July 13, 2014 4:10 pm | Updated: 4:42 pm, Sun Jul 13, 2014.

RIO DE JANEIRO — With two quick touches, Mario Goetze ended Germany’s 24-year wait for another World Cup title.

Goetze scored the winning goal in extra time to give Germany a 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday in a tight and tense World Cup final that came down to one piece of individual skill.

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