Kramer was disoriented - ref
The World Cup final referee says Germany midfielder Christoph Kramer was disoriented and confused after taking a heavy blow to the head early in Sunday's match.
Loew hails 'miracle boy' Goetze
Germany coach Joachim Loew hailed "miracle boy" Mario Goetze after the Bayern Munich star's World Cup-winning extra-time goal here Sunday.
Germany crowned world champs
A world class Mario Goetze volley in extra time fired Germany to a fourth World Cup crown with a 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday, leaving the South Americans and their...
Bavarian boy-next-door out to take Cup home
Thomas Mueller could leave Brazil with another Golden Boot, but all the Bavarian boy-next-door really cares about is winning Sunday's final to take the World Cup home to Germany.
Germany supremely confident
Captain Philipp Lahm says Germany must use their experience on the big stage to beat Argentina and finally lift a major title in Sunday's World Cup final.
Romario wants prison for football chiefs
Brazil football legend Romario, now a lawmaker, said on Wednesday that the sport's chiefs should serve prison time for the national team's humiliating 7-1 World Cup defeat to...
'Argentina not intimidated by Germany'
Argentina are not intimidated by facing Germany in the World Cup final despite seeing them tear hosts Brazil to shreds in the semis, striker Gonzalo Higuain said on Wednesday.
Loew knows how Brazil must feel
Germany coach Joachim Loew said he understood the shock and pain that Brazil were feeling after their 7-1 World Cup semifinal defeat on home soil, recalling how the Germans felt...
Brazil skipper apologises for defeat
Heartbroken Brazil captain David Luiz apologised to the nation on Tuesday after suffering a record 7-1 World Cup semifinal defeat to Germany.
German rout is 'inexplicable' - Cesar
Brazil's astonishing 7-1 loss to Germany in the World Cup semifinal was not just unexpected but "inexplicable," Brazilian goalkeeper Julio Cesar said on Tuesday.