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Germany defeats Argentina

PTI, Monday, 14th July 2014
Rio De Janeiro: Germany's World Cup victory on Sunday was not just down to 50 days of good preparation for the tournament but was the culmination of a meticulously-planned long-term project, coach Joachim Loew said.

Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to win World Cup

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