Photos: How Goetze helped Germany win their fourth World Cup title

 Photos: How Goetze helped Germany win their fourth World Cup title

Germany's players pose for pictures as they celebrate with their World Cup trophy after winning their 2014 World Cup final against Argentina at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Germany beat Argentina 1-0 in extra time to win the World Cup for the fourth time. In this slideshow, we look at how the match unfolded.  Reuters

Germany's team captain Philipp Lahm, second left, celebrates as referee Nicola Rizzoli from Italy blows the final whistle 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 beat Argentina 1-0 to win its fourth World Cup title. AP

Germany's team captain Philipp Lahm, second left, celebrates as referee Nicola Rizzoli from Italy blows the final whistle during the World Cup final match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to win its fourth World Cup title.  Associated Press

Germany's Mario Goetze (2nd R) scores a goal past Argentina's Martin Demichelis (L), Ezequiel Garay (2nd L) and goalkeeper Sergio Romero during extra time in their 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014.  REUTERS

Germany's Mario Goetze (2nd R) scores a goal past Argentina's Martin Demichelis (L), Ezequiel Garay (2nd L) and goalkeeper Sergio Romero during extra time in their 2014 World Cup final. Goetze's goal won Germany the World Cup. Reuters

Germany's Mario Goetze (L) celebrates near teammate Thomas Mueller after scoring a goal during extra time in their 2014 World Cup final against Argentina at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS

Germany's Mario Goetze (L) celebrates near teammate Thomas Mueller after scoring a goal during extra time in their 2014 World Cup final against Argentina. Reuters

Germany players celebrate after winning the 2014 World Cup final between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014.  REUTERS

Germany players celebrate after winning the 2014 World Cup final between Germany and Argentina. Reuters

Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger reacts as blood flows down his face after he was fouled during their 2014 World Cup final against Argentina at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS

Bastian Schweinsteiger reacts as blood flows down his face after he was fouled during their 2014 World Cup final against Argentina. Reuters

Argentina's Gonzalo Higuain (C) scores a goal that was disallowed for being offside during their 2014 World Cup final against Germany at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS

Argentina's Gonzalo Higuain (C) scores a goal that was disallowed for being offside. Reuters

Argentina's Lionel Messi, second right, shoots a free kick over the Germany goal in the extra-time of the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to win its fourth World Cup title.  AP

Argentina's Lionel Messi, second right, shoots a free kick over the Germany goal in the extra-time. AP

rgentina's coach Alejandro Sabella reacts as he watches their 2014 World Cup final against Germany at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS

Argentina's coach Alejandro Sabella reacts as he watches their 2014 World Cup final against Germany. Reuters

Germany's coach Joachim Loew lifts the World Cup trophy after his team won the 2014 World Cup final against Argentina at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS

Germany's coach Joachim Loew lifts the World Cup trophy after his team won the 2014 World Cup final against Argentina. Reuters

The German team celebrates with the World Cup trophy after winning the 2014 World Cup final against Argentina at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS

The German team celebrates with the World Cup trophy after winning the 2014 World Cup final against Argentina. Reuters

Germany's players lift the World Cup trophy as they celebrate their 2014 World Cup final win against Argentina at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS

Germany's players lift the World Cup trophy as they celebrate their 2014 World Cup final win against Argentina at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS

Argentina players watch Germany players celebrate winning the 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS

Argentina players watch Germany players celebrate winning the 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Reuters

The German team walk during the trophy ceremony after winning the 2014 World Cup final against Argentina at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014.    REUTERS

The German team walk during the trophy ceremony after winning the 2014 World Cup final against Argentina. Reuters

Germany's players dance around the trophy after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to win its fourth World Cup title. AP

Germany's players dance around the trophy after the World Cup final football match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Associated Press

Germany's Miroslav Klose poses with the World Cup trophy and his sons following their 1-0 victory over Argentina after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. AP

Germany's Miroslav Klose poses with the World Cup trophy and his sons following their 1-0 victory over Argentina. Klose has become the leading World Cup scorer of all time. Associated Press

German players dance with their trophy after 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 the match 1-0. AP

German players dance with their trophy after the World Cup final football match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

Germany's Kevin Grosskreutz kicks  Bastian Schweinsteiger, right, as he carries the trophy across the pitch after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to win its fourth World Cup title.  AP

Kevin Grosskreutz kicks Bastian Schweinsteiger, right, as he carries the trophy across the pitch after Germany won the FIFA World Cup. Associated Press

Updated Date: Jul 14, 2014 08:54:56 IST