Germany Defeats Argentina; Rocks Brazil World Cup’14
It is the time for you to understand that never bet against Germany. This is always reassuring that there is one, which is always consistent, in a world where everything changes so quickly. Germany won its fourth World Cup after a tense 1-0 Victory over Argentina Sunday, the same nation which ripped Brazil’s dreams badly to shred in the semi finals. Seven minutes away from the end of extra time, Mario Gotze’s strike ensured Germany that it is the time to end their 24 years elongated wait at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana Stadium.
There was one team which refused to listen the statement when all doubters said that no European side would or could ever win the World Cup, on the soil of South America. While describing German Football, lazy stereotypes often abound. The words entitling “machines” “ruthless” or even “organized” are always bandied with other cliché, “efficient”.
If we use these sides to describe a German side, it would not do only it a disservice, but on the other hand, it would also ignore the wonderful talent, which is passing through the veins of each and every player. Germany has simply long threatened to rule the world.
In 2006, after a painful defeat by Italy in a tournament held by its own country, Germany came close , bowing out at semifinal stage. And after two years, the same was beaten in the final of European Championships by Spain, before the World Cup dream was ended in South Africa. Germany fell at semifinal stage at Euro 2012; Italy was once again its nemesis.
Nobody doubted over Germany’s talent, but it simply did not have the ability to get over the winning line, said critics. The sight of Bastian Schweinsteiger, bruised and bloodied, provides you an insight to look out through the physique of this Germany Team. We know it can do ugly, but on the other hand, it can do well.
Germany has simply thrilled throughout the tournament. First, the victory of 4-0 over Portugal was sublime. Second, its 7-1 thrashing victory over Brazil was mesmerizing and later on, it smashed out the World Cup Final, Brasilia. Germany overcame with the most difficult hurdle of all, and this is showed through the win, secured through fights, guts and simply a moment of magic that was again showed by one of its bright new stars.
Even after at 90 minutes, game was deadlocked at 0-0. Gotze who was a substitute, provided the world and to the team, a defining moment, with definitely a touch of magic.
Argentina was beaten by West Germany in 1990 by 1-0 World Cup, failed to find an equalizer, however it rallied briefly. Argentina was unable to take the game to penalties, even in the presence of mercurial Lionel Messi in attack, and neither that Argentina deserved it.
Argentina simply failed to muster even a single shot on target during the whole contest and it ruined all three wonderful chances to won the tie.