July 14, 2014
July 14, 2014

Neuer scoops Golden Glove award

Manuel Neuer. Photo: Getty Images
Manuel Neuer. Photo: Getty Images
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July 14, 2014
July 14, 2014

The pain will be with us for life: Mascherano

Ezequiel Lavezzi of Argentina consoles teammate Javier Mascherano after being defeated by Germany 1-0 in extra time during their World Cup final match with Germany on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo: Getty Images
Ezequiel Lavezzi of Argentina consoles teammate Javier Mascherano after being defeated by Germany 1-0 in extra time during their World Cup final match with Germany on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo: Getty Images
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July 14, 2014
July 14, 2014
July 14, 2014
July 14, 2014

Rodriguez claims Golden Boot

James Rodriguez. Photo: Getty Images
James Rodriguez. Photo: Getty Images
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July 14, 2014
July 14, 2014

Glory for Germany

Mario Goetze of Germany scores his team's first goal in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo: Getty Images
Mario Goetze of Germany scores his team's first goal in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo: Getty Images
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July 14, 2014
July 14, 2014

Injured Khedira out, Kramer in

Sami Khedira (L) and Christoph Kramer. Photo: Getty Images
Sami Khedira (L) and Christoph Kramer. Photo: Getty Images

The Real Madrid midfielder, a target of Arsenal, hurt his calf just ahead of kick-off at the Maracana.

Khedira was excellent in the 7-1 humiliation of Brazil in the semi-final scoring and adding an assist for Joachim Low's team.

Low opted for Christoph Kramer of Borussia Monchengladbach to take his place.

July 13, 2014
July 13, 2014
July 13, 2014
July 13, 2014

Only a perfect performance will do: Sabella

Coach Alejandro Sabella of Argentina celebrates the win on penalties after the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between Netherlands and Argentina at Arena de Sao Paulo on July 9, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photo: Getty Images
Coach Alejandro Sabella of Argentina celebrates the win on penalties after the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between Netherlands and Argentina at Arena de Sao Paulo on July 9, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil....

July 13, 2014
July 13, 2014
July 13, 2014

Brazil is greatest tournament in BBC vote

Argentina's forward and captain Lionel Messi strikes the ball to score a goal during a Group F football match between Argentina and Iran at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil on June 21, 2014. Photo: Getty Images
Argentina's forward and captain Lionel Messi strikes the ball to score a goal during a Group F football match between Argentina and Iran at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil on June 21, 2014. Photo: Getty...