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Germany win the 2014 World Cup in Brazil

A Mario Gotze goal in the last 10 minutes of extra time handed Germany the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, beating Argentina 1-0.

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President urges Brazil to 'bounce back' after loss

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has urged the country to "get up, dust yourself off and bounce back" after its humiliating 7-1 defeat to a rampant Germany in last night's World Cup semi-final.

Brazil's president Dilma Rousseff. Credit: MARCOS DE PAULA/DPA

Rousseff said on Twitter that "like all Brazilians, I'm very, very sad about the defeat."

She added: "I'm immensely sorry for all of us, our fans and players. But let's not let ourselves give up. Brazil, get up, dust yourself off and bounce back."

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