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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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PM texts Angela Merkel after Germany's World Cup win

David Cameron congratulated German chancellor Angela Merkel by text message over her country's World Cup win.

Angela Merkel travelled to Brazil to witness her country's World Cup victory. Credit: Reuters

Despite being unable to watch the first 90 minutes of the final, Mr Cameron managed to tune in to see Mario Gotze's extra-time strike which helped Germany beat Argentina and claim their fourth World Cup title.

The Prime Minister's official spokesman confirmed that Mr Cameron had sent a congratulatory text to Merkel, but declined to reveal the wording of the message.

Ms Merkel travelled to Rio de Janeiro to witness her country's victory, and congratulated the German players as they went up to be presented with the famous trophy.

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