Germany wins World Cup title

1-0 victory over Argentina in overtime

Mario Goetze scored the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday.

Goetze controlled the ball with his chest and then shot past Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero in the 113th minute.

Thousands of fans in Toronto watched the game on Front Street, where three huge screens were set up for the CIBC Soccer Nation festivities.

There were lives performances all day on the main stage with giveaways for both fan bases. There was also a beer garden, vendors and food trucks. 

Organizers estimated approximately15 000 poeple attended the street party.

The win is Germany's first as a united country.

West Germany won the World Cup in 1954, 1974 and 1990.


-with files from the Canadian Press

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