Gotze was asked to replace Miroslav Klose, controlled Andre Schurrle’s cross with his chest before shooting the ball through the Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero in the second extra time.
Germany had been waiting for the glory of the World cup for 24 years. Now the captain Lahm couldn’t hide his excitement.
Lahm said that what they had done and how we slogged was fantastic!
The Germany goalkeeper received the Golden Glove for being the best goalkeeper in the tournament.
Neuer then complimented his team members and the whole staff.
“It’s unbelievable! Our team did very well, not only the players but also the team behind the team,” Neuer added.
“Finally we will stop celebrating, yet we will always stand up again with a grin,” he stated.
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