Germany defeats Argentina 1-0 for World Cup title


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MARTIN MEISSNER/ASSOCIATED PRESSArgentina's Rodrigo Palacio (16) hits a chance over the bar as Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, right, comes off his line during the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday.


Mario Gotze scored in extra time Sunday, lifting Germany to a 1-0 victory over Argentina in the World Cup final.

The score came at the 113-minute mark.

The two teams were scoreless after regulation.

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