World Cup by the numbers

100,000: the number of Argentinians in Rio de Janeiro for the final.

618,725: the number of World Cup final-related tweets sent per minute following the final whistle on Sunday night, according to Twitter. A total of 32.1million tweets were sent relating to the match, less than the 35.6million sent during the incredible Brazil v Germany semi-final.

Don't cry.

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'Gotze, you footballing God' - German newspaper review

Germany is waking up to its fourth World Cup title after Mario Gotze's extra-time goal earned a 1-0 win over Argentina in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday night.

Here we round up the German press' reaction to the 'Weltmeister' - world champions - and the Argentinian response to defeat.

Germany and Angela Merkel celebrate a first World Cup win for a European nation in the Americans.

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