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The 2014 World Cup All-Tournament Team

By Chris Ravita, Soccer Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The 2014 World Cup was not short on talking points, drama or magic. Just look at Sunday’s final. The finale was billed as Lionel Messi, the world’s best player, taking on Germany, the world’s best team, but Die Mannschaft stole the glory through another total team performance that culminated in a ... Read More »

Gotze’s late winner lifts Germany past Argentina in final

(Sunday, July 13) Final Score: Germany 1, Argentina 0 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (SportsNetwork.com) – Mario Gotze scored in the second period of extra time on Sunday to lift Germany to its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina at the Maracana. It was a titanic clash between two football giants for 90 regulation minutes as the ... Read More »

Germany, Argentina renew World Cup rivalry

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (SportsNetwork.com) – Germany and Argentina will renew their World Cup rivalry on Sunday when they meet in the final at the Maracana. The two fabled nations have a history of squaring off in World Cup finals as they met one another in the 1986 finale and again in 1990. In 1986, Argentina, led by Diego Maradona, ... Read More »