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Gallery: Blood, Gotze mark Germany’s day of glory

Blood, Gotze mark Germany’s day of glory

Somewhere, Rodrigo Palacio grabbed himself by his rat-tail and banged his head against a wall, time and time again. Somewhere, Gonzalo Higuain took a cut-throat razor to his...

The ‘miracle boy’ who did better than Messi

The ‘miracle boy’ who did better than Messi

After all the focus this past month on the more established brilliance of Thomas Muller and Toni Kroos, the one slight surprise was that it should be Mario Gotze who applied...

Messi’s moment left in tatters

Messi’s moment left in tatters

Germany’s envied culture of planning, skill and intelligence gained its reward on the sacred turf of the Maracana, while Lionel Messi’s dream of international greatness receded...

Best XI of 2014 World Cup

Best XI of 2014 World Cup

Germany’s 1-0 win over Argentina in the final secured them their fourth World Cup. Not surprisingly, there is a strong German presence in TODAY football columnist Adrian Clarke...

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