Sports - World Cup 2014

Brazil, it was the upside-down World Cup

Brazilians lost at what they were certain they would win - soccer - and won where so many expected failure – organization

United Germany stands at the top of the world

United they stand, right at the top of the football world. And right on South American soil

Germany coach Loew hails 'miracle boy' Goetze

Germany coach Joachim Loew hailed "miracle boy" Mario Goetze after the Bayern Munich star's World Cup-winning extra-time goal here Sunday

Argentine World Cup celebration marred by violence

Thousands of Argentines gather peacefully at the iconic Obelisk in downtown Buenos Aires to applaud their team's best World Cup performance in 24 years

Africa results don't justify World Cup places

African hopes of more teams at the next World Cup were dealt a huge blow by a largely dismal showing during the 2014 tournament in Brazil

Brazil fires national football coach Felipe Scolari: report

Brazil's football confederation (CBF) will not renew national coach Luiz Felipe Scolari's contact

Sabella proud of Argentina despite World Cup heartbreak

Argentine coach Alejandro Sabella said his team's 1-0 loss to Germany in the World Cup final on Sunday was a moment of sadness but he was also proud of their performance.

World's best goalkeeper Neuer hails German team spirit

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer hailed his side's remarkable team spirit after their 1-0 World Cup final win over Argentina at the Maracana on Sunday.

Argentina's Messi squanders chance to join the greats

Argentina's 1-0 defeat by Germany in Sunday's World Cup final prevented Lionel Messi, who was named Player of the Tournament, from cementing his place in the pantheon of the truly great

World Cup glory for impressive Germany

Mario Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday.

World Cup finals since 1930

List of the previous World Cup finals

RELIVE: Germany v Argentina, World Cup Final

Ahram Online provided a live coverage of the World Cup 2014 final showdown between Germany and Argentina on Sunday

World Cup 2014 top scorers

A list of the best scorers of the Brazil 2014 World Cup

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