OTD in 2018, Mario Götze scores extra-time winner as Germany beat Messi’s Argentina, 1-0 to win World Cup (video)

OTD in 2018, Mario Götze scores extra-time winner as Germany beat Messi’s Argentina, 1-0 to win World Cup (video)

On July 13th, 2014 Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to win the World Cup.

It was the third meeting in the World Cup finals between Germany and Argentina.

Argentina led by Diego Maradona beat Germany 3-2 to win the 1986 FIFA World Cup in Mexico.

OTD in 1986: Argentina led by Maradona beat West Germany 3-2 to win World Cup (video)

Germany had their revenge against Argentina with a 1-0 win to win the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy.

OTD in 1990, West Germany beat Maradona’s Argentina 1-0 to win the World Cup (video)

In 2014, the game was closely contested with Germany shutting down Lionel Messi.

The game ended without a goal at the end of 90 minutes and proceeded to extra-time.

With the game seemingly expected to go to extra time, Mario Götze found the breakthrough in the 113th minute.

Germany would hold on to be champions in front of 74,738 fans in attendance at the Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro.

Watch highlights of Germany vs Argentina below

 

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