Germany beat Argentina to win the world Cup with a lone goal in extra time on Sunday.
The most entertaining World Cup in a generation comes down to a final match that pits the planet’s best player against the tournament’s best team.
Across the nation, fans hoping for some measure of redemption were disappointed as Brazil failed to score and said their only solace was that the country managed to put on a good World Cup show for the world.
On Sunday at 3PM ET, the 22 best players over the past month will take the field and try to win their country a trophy and prove to the world that they are the best football club. Here are 7 things you need to know before Argentina and Germany take the pitch for which should be a hard fought battle.
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To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.
In America we say “cheese,” in Argentina they say “get naked.”
No one felt the pain of those seven goals like the fans in the stands
Catastrophic. Suffering. A Historic Humiliation. Those were just some of the apocalyptic headlines Brazilian publications used to describe the national soccer team’s 7-1 drubbing by Germany.
Tim Krul came on as a substitute in the final minute of extra time and then saved two penalties in a 4-3 shootout victory over Costa Rica on Saturday, giving the Netherlands a spot in the World Cup semifinals.
Gonzalo Higuain’s first goal of this World Cup sent Argentina into the semifinals on Saturday with a 1-0 win over a disappointing Belgium.
As the final whistle blew, the Vai Vai drum corps erupted into high gear, as women danced a frenetic samba, men ran around lifting plastic chairs into the air, and parents held toddlers aloft in glee as the party prepared to roll all night.
Germany reached the semifinals for a fourth straight World Cup by beating France 1-0 Friday in a cagey match settled by a first-half header from Mats Hummels.
You’ll notice the ratings for this World Cup are highest in the Northeast, where folks try rather hard to look most enlightened. And you may also notice by the time the U.S. team lost to Belgium, some of them had already jumped ship.
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