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Video – Photos, Hellas Verona Rafael Marquez Official Presentation, Thursday 7 August 2014

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Hellas Verona making the official presentation of new defender Rafael Marquez.    The Mayor of Verona Flavio Tosi also welcoming Marquez and then the fans at the Piazza Bra an at the Hellas Store to sign autographs.  Rafael Marquez a top transfer market to help the team.   Marquez was the Captain of the Mexico National team in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

 

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Rafael Marquez greeting his new fans in Verona

 

After saluting the fans in the Piazza, Rafael Marquez went to the Hellas Store to sign autographs and take photos with fans.

 

 

 

Rafael Marquez meeting a fan wearing Mexico Shirt while asking him to autograph the Mexican flag.

 

 

 

 

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“Italy let’s learn from Germany. Juve from Evra to Morata. Coach Nicola’s son dies. Toro wait for Quagliarella,” Front Pages La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport, and Tutto Sport from Tuesday 15 July 2014

 
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Good morning my friends.  Have a coffee or tea to enjoy this beautiful morning.  I already prepared my big Cappuccino cup.   I am so sad to  read the news on Coach Davide Nicola’s son dying in a bus accident at only 14 years old.  It makes me really sad and my prayers for Nicola and his family.

Serie A transfer market up and down…  Reportedly, Iturbe in a hurry to define his future, but most likely pressing is for Juventus.  On the other hand, Torino awaiting for the Juventus forward Fabio Quagliarella.

Talking about rebuilding the Italian national team, I just love the headline that we should learn from the Germans on how to rebuild a World Cup.  Surely, Italy now are in big debt with the fans after their poor Word Cup performances not only in 2010, but also in Brazil.  Italy are no longer the solid strong team, but in a shaking stage.   It’s time to rebuild and choose players who really love and are fully committed to play for the Azzurri at a Champion level.

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Here are the front pages from Italy main Sports newspapers La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport, and Tutto Sport from Tuesday 15 July 2014

La Gazzetta dello Sport
Front Page, Prima Pagina
Tuesday 15 July 2014

 

The achievement
Tourbo Nibali
Vincenzo win and return leader
Contador dramma

World Cup reports
Germany 10
The surprisees Chile, Colombia, and Algeria
Argentina defeated in the final still worth an 8
Spain and England the worst
Brazil not going beyond a 4

The Bianconeri
From Evra to Morata the plans of Conte for the new Juve
The champions at work, Conte still wait for reinforcement to change attitude.
United millionaire sponsor and assault for Vidal

The interview, Stramaccioni’s assistant in Udine
Stankovic: “Inter what a purchase, Vidic is like Braveheart”

The accident, crushed by a bus
Tragedy for Nicola, ex Livorno
His 14 years old son dies

Photo: Front Page - Prima Pagina La Gazzetta dello Sport<br /> Tuesday 15 July 2014 - Giovedi' 15 Luglio

 

Corriere dello Sport
Front Page, Prima Pagina
Tuesday 15 July 2014

 

Crazy for Nibali
Pass everybody and takes back the yellow shirt

Let’s learn from the Germans
How to construct a World Cup: let’s imitate them
Stadiums, group, show and they have reborn like this in 10 years
Toni explains: “The secret? the management to the big ex”

Juve
Iturbe is in a hurry
The forward returns to Italy today and with a tweet alludes to his future bianconero: a summit set with Verona to close the deal

Roma, Benatia the truth
From Adidas 941 millions to United!

Photo: Front Page - Prima Pagina Corriere dello Sport<br /> Tuesday 15 July 2014 - Giovedi' 15 Luglio

 

Tutto Sport
Front Page, Prima Pagina
Tuesday 15 July 2014

 

Nibali phenomenon at tour
Extra win the tour and return to yellow: It has the race in hand

Even the tops of Juve in comparison with the coach
Conte first frustrations
Preparation started in the presence of Agnelli, Marotta, e Paratici who had a meeting with the coach.
The Iturbe deal postponed today, United pressing for Vidal

While Germany go crazy
Even Maradona download Messi
Maradona is with the Germans: “But what oscar of the World Cup”

Exclusive interview
Mantovani talks: “Mihajlovic is Sampdoria guarantor”
The coach of Livorno
Nicola tragedy
His 14 years old son dies in an accident

Toro, what a wait for Quagliarella
Monaco after Cerci
The French club could arrive up to 18 millions for the Granata forward
El Kaddouri, will make 10 goals

A clamorous contract
Adidas-United 941 millions other than Italy
Technical sponsor for 10 years, record shock: More than double of Real, more than the three times of Juventus

Photo: Front Page - Prima Pagina Tutto Sport<br /> Tuesday 15 July 2014 - Giovedi' 15 Luglio

 

 

 

 

 

Photo: Germany and Sampdoria defender Shkodran Mustafi lifting the World Cup trophy

 

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I am so happy to see an Italian Serie A player lifting the FIFA World Cup!  Yep, here is a photo of Sampdoria defender Shkodran Mustafi  part of Germany National team and you bet I join all Sampdoria fans to congratulate Mustafi!  Forza!  Alza la Coppa, Sampdoriano! Über Alles Shkodran Mustafi!

Germany defeated Argentina with the goal by forward Mario Gotze in the 113th minute.  Germany 1 – 0 Argentina on Sunday 13 July 2014.  Lazio forward Miroslav Klose also with Germany team and being the top scorer in World Cup history with 16 goals.

 

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Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulating defender Shkodran Mustafi here holding the World Cup …

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Italian Soccer Serie A blog by Anna Italia congratulates Germany Lazio forward Miroslav Klose and Sampdoria defender Shkodran Mustafi for winning the 2014 World Cup

“Germany World Cup Champion. Argentina 2nd place. Messi disappoints. Inzaghi mania. Toro-Quagliarella. Milan and Inter duel for Grenier,” Front Pages La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport, and Tutto Sport from Monday 14 July 2014

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Good morning my friends and I really mean “Good morning.”  It’s just a spectacular morning because World Cup is finally over and we have a champion:  Yep… Germany are the 2014 FIFA World Cup after defeating Argentina with the goal by forward Mario Gotze in the 113th minute.   Germany 1 – 0 Argentina.

Surely, the front pages are all for Germany who waited 24 years to win a World Cup now equaling Italy having won 4 World Cup each.  Great seeing Germany Lazio forward Miroslav Klose becoming the top scorer in World Cup history with 16 goals.

I am just happy reading the front pages and watching the news.  It’s now time to archive the World Cup and focus again in the Serie A.  Outstanding job by all Serie A players participating in the World Cup with their respective national teams.

On Italian Serie A market, headlines now almost a done deal with forward Fabio Quagliarella most likely transferring from Juventus to Torino. Yep. Reportedly, Juventus not even calling up Quagliarella and he is indeed meeting with Torino president Urbano Cairo.   A heated market is that of the Frenchman Grenier because AC Milan and Inter are dueling to sign Grenier!

Having say that…. it’s also Inzaghi Mania!!! AC Milan fans are just wild embracing the ex player as the new coach and feeling optimistic for a Milan revival…..  well, allow me now to prepare my coffee… have a good Monday morning and thanks for visiting my blog, you can share your comments too.

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Here are the front pages from Italy main Sports newspapers La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport, and Tutto Sport from Monday 14 July 2014

La Gazzetta dello Sport
Front Page, Prima Pagina
Monday 14  July 2014

 

Rio, 21 hour Germany – Argentina

Emotions of a historical final
Argentina defeated in extra time by a magic of the German Mario
Mondialfest
Germany champions for the fourth time
Gotze decides the World Cup in the 113th minute: For the first time an European imposed themselves in the American continent.
The Germans reached us with the titles
Messi anonymous. Higuain and Palacio, what errors.

The referee, our whistle convinces
Rizzoli, smile of Italy
Even the assistants Faverani and Stefani shine and the confirmation of the tricolore school quality

The Argentinian vomits again
Messi awarded as best player, an atrocious insult

Editorial
Three or four things that Rio teach us

Commentary
Now the true Brazilian are them

Photo: Front Page - Prima Pagina La Gazzetta dello Sport  Monday 14 July 2014 - Lunedi' 14 Luglio

 

Corriere dello Sport
Front Page, Prima Pagina
Monday 14  July 2014

 

Vidal says yes to Manchester: “And who would not like it”

Milan after Grenier

Vlaar, Roma starts to the assault

Germany World Cup scream
Gotze invents a crazy goal in the 113th minute: Argentina and Messi give up.
Fourth German triumph: like Italy

Emotions at the Maracana
Even Merkel cheers
It’s the first triumph of the united Germany
The South Americans missed many occasions. La Pulce deludes and disappears

 

Photo: Front Page - Prima Pagina Corriere dello Sport Monday 14 July 2014 - Lunedi' 14 Luglio

 

Tutto Sport
Front Page, Prima Pagina
Monday 14  July 2014

The Juve hour strikes
Pogba-Vidal: warranty
The Club has promised to keep both aces. Conte … tell us

Gotze World Cup goal in the 113th minute
Germany!!!
Argentina ko in extra time: a decisive feat by the young ace of Bayern Munich
The Germans champions after 24 years. The reached us now in the record with four triumphs

All the secrets of the Granata preparations: Professor Innocenti talks
Toro-Quagliarella: double turning
Juve does not call him up and today meets with Cairo to close

Milan turn on the derby Grenier
It’s Inzaghimania

Sampdoria await the yes of Samuel
Cagliari for Pavoletti
Atalanta: Biava

 

 

Italian Soccer Serie A blog by Anna Italia congratulates Germany Lazio forward Miroslav Klose and Sampdoria defender Shkodran Mustafi for winning the 2014 World Cup

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Italian Soccer Serie A blog by Anna Italia congratulates Italian Serie A players playing for Germany National team Lazio forward Miroslav Klose and Sampdoria defender Shkodran Mustafi after winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup  on Sunday 13 July 2014 at the Estadio do Maracana in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.  Klose also crowning as the top scorer of all World Cup history scoring 16 goals.

Germany defeated Argentina with the goal by forward Mario Gotze in the 113th minute.  Germany 1 – 0 Argentina.

Lazio forward Miroslav Klose becomes the top scorer in World Cup history scoring a total of 16 goals leaving behind the record of Brazilian forward Ronaldo with 15 goals.

Photo: Historical moment. Germany and Lazio forward Miroslav Klose scoring 16 goals in World Cup games!  Klose passing Brazil forward Ronaldo who had scored 15 goals.  Klose scored in the Semifinal against Brazil in the 23rd minute with a right footed shot.

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Germany and Sampdoria defender Shkodran Mustafi

 

 

World Cup Final Video, Shakira Dare La La La live, Sunday 13 July 2014

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Here is the the video of Shakira live  Dare La La La presentation at the FIFA World Cup Final  on Sunday 13 July 2014 at the Estadio do Maracana in Rio De Janeiro before the game Germany vs Argentina.

Germany won the 2014 FIFA World Cup: Germany 1 – 0 Argentina.

 

Football is over, now Zumba time…. see you later ….

Zumba progress

 

 

Italian Soccer Serie A blog by Anna Italia congratulates France and Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba winner of the 2014 Hyundai Young Player Award

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Italian Soccer Serie A blog by Anna Italia congratulates Italian Serie A player Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba playing for France National Football team and winning the 2014 Hyundai Young Player Award during the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

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Italian Soccer Serie A blog by Anna Italia congratulates all 7 Serie A players with Argentina for being Vice Champion 2014 World Cup

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Italian Soccer Serie A blog by Anna Italia congratulates Italian Serie A players playing for Argentina National team for being Vice Champions of the FIFA World Cup.   Argentina waited 24 years to arrive in a final and they did today by playing good football worthy of being 2nd best team in the World Cup.  Germany defeated Argentina with the goal by forward Mario Gotze in the 113th minute.  Germany 1 – 0 Argentina.

Argentina:   7 Italian Serie A players called up with Argentina National Football team:

  • Catania goalkeeper Mariano Andujar,
  • Napoli forward Gonzalo Higuain
  • Napoli defender Federico Fernandez
  • Inter defender Hugo Campagnaro
  • Lazio midfielder Lucas Biglia
  • Inter Milan midfielder Ricardo Alvarez
  • Inter Milan forward Rodrigo Palacio

Note: Goalkeeper Sergio Romero is a Sampdoria player on loan to Monaco.

2 Italian Serie A players in Argentina starting lineup Lazio midfielder Lucas Biglia and Napoli forward Gonzalo Higuain.  There is the ex Napoli forward Ezequiel Lavezzi too.

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Napoli forward Gonzalo Higuain and Inter forward Rodrigo Palacio

World Cup Final Result: Germany 1 – 0 Argentina, Goal by Mario Gotze, Sunday 13 July 2014

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60% Ball Possession GERMANY and 40% Ball Possession ARGENTINA
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113′ Mario Gotze

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Italian Soccer Serie A blog by Anna Italia congratulates all 9 Italian Serie A players represented in the World Cup Final game,  for Germany vs  for Argentina National team  on Sunday 13 July 2014 at the Estadio do Maracana in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.  It’s the  third meeting between Argentina and Germany in a World Cup final winning one each. Curiously, it is also the third World Cup final going to extra time now…..  Congrats to Germany winning the World Cup after 24 years! Germany have won now 4 World Cup trophies just like Italy.

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Germany goalkeeper also winning the adidas Golden Globe award

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Before the game…….

Players making their way to the pitch and this is high tension!!!! What a moment!  I have goosebumps…   National anthems playing first Germany…. I feel so proud to watch Lazio forward Miroslav Klose there !!!!!    Turn for Argentina anthem, wow, I cannot describe the joy to see our Serie A Players  in the lineup all Napoli rooting for Gonzalo Higuain and the ex Pocho Lavezzi!!!   Lucas Biglia … faces with a solemn look as knowing what this game mean…. players now shaking hands.

Closeup  from Germany Captain Philipp Lahm and Argentina Captain Lionel Messi shaking hands before the game.  This is it guys, Referee Nicola Rizzoli whistles the start of the game… showtime!!!!  Let’s roll the ball… grab your snacks and enjoy the game….  Rizzoli is the third Italian referee to direct a World Cup final!

In the 3rd minute direct free kick for Germany after a foul by defender Marcos Rojo on forward Thomas Müller ….  Germany midfielder Tony Kroos right footed shot hits the barrier….

In the 4th minute, Argentina quickly reacting counter attack and there you see Napoli forward Gonzalo Higuain so close to the goal missing his right footed shot not by much to the left..

There you see now running fast forward Lionel Messi from the right side almost side by side with Germany defender Mats Hummels …. Messi taking the lead and the fans rooting… final effort blocked by Germany midfielder Bastien Schweinsteiger…..

In the 14th minute Germany with a direct free kick….. and cleared by defender Pablo Zabaleta

In the 16th minute corner for Germany conceded by Argentina defender Martin Demichelis.    Kroos right footed shot and still not happening….

Match delay in the 18th minute… Germany midfielder Christoph Kramer  injury.  Still on the ground getting medical attention….  leaving the pitch and … back… Kramer will continue.

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Mamma mia.. hello, hello, in the 20th minute, Higuain all alone and missing his right footed shot when it was almost a granted goal… he cannot believe his luck and neither do I !!!!  Fans now increasing their support for Argentina….

In the 27th minute Germany closer to the goal but the linesman indicating an offside.

In the 28th minute, Referee Rizzoli giving the first yellow card of the match to Germany midfielder Bastian  Schweinsteiger on Argentina forward Ezequiel Lavezzi bringing him down.

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Mamma mia, hello, I am about to collapse… Argentina scoring with Gonzalo Higuain awesome goal, but clearly being offside.  What a luck!  Higuain was already celebrating running with teammates but the flag was already lifted…

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There it is Higuain scoring while Germany defender Philipp Lahm lift his hands to indicate it is offside too.

In the 32nd minute, the first forced substitution is for Germany because after all Kramer cannot continue and is leaving the pitch with signs of a swollen face and is replaced by midfielder Andre Schurrle.

Things getting complicating and Germany seeming to lose control. In the 34th minute another yellow card.  This time Rizzoli booking defender Benedikt Howedes after a foul on Argentina defender Pablo Zabaleta.

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In the 43rd minute the action starting  with the assist by Mesut Ozil  midfielder Tony Kroos a long right footed shot and goes direct to the hands of Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero in the center…..

In the 44th minute a clear and present danger for Argentina when forward Miroslav Klose  was closer but not arriving on time for a headed shot….  Klose cannot believe it and laments it.

Wow, what a match… in the 45th minute out of a corner kick , there it is  Kroos with the shot finding a fast Benedikt Howedes for the   headed shot but hitting the post!!!!!  The ball still in the area, Thomas Muller gets the rebound but in offside position…….

First half ending with 63% ball possession Germany and 37% ball possession Argentina.

Argentina starting the second half with a substitution replacing forward Ezequiel Lavezzi with forward Sergio “Kun” Aguero” in the 45th minute.

Oh my gosh!!  So close and the crowd cannot believe it.  In the 47th minute forward Lionel Messi was all alone and the clearest chance to score, but unexplainable his left footed  shot missing the target to the left!  Messi with a gesture of total disbelief now!

Match delay i the 56th minute when Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neur anticipates  to block the attempt to score by Gonzalo Higuain.  Neur pushing the ball away with one hand but on the action clashing with Higuain falling on the ground..

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In the 59th minute, the headed shot by forward Miroslav Klose from the center is saved by goalkeeper Sergio Romero with both hands in the top left corner….

In the 64th minute, referee Rizzoli giving a yellow card to Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano after a foul on forward Miroslav Klose

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Argentina and Lazio midfielder Lucas Biglia dueling with midfielder Tony Kroos.

Nervous is becoming a key factor.  Another yellow card for Argentina in less than 2 minutes.  Rizzoli giving a yellow card to forward Sergio Aguero after a foul on Germany midfielder Bastien Schweinsteiger.

In the 71st minute Germany missing a clear chance to score  with André Schürrle failing to control the ball and his right footed shot goes wide to the right….

Argentina now missing in the 75th minute and Lionel Messi cannot  believe his luck! Messi dribbles to make space but not able to control the ball for a final shot missing the target.

Serie A players in action…. Argentina replacing Napoli forward Gonzalo Higuain to bring Inter Milan forward Rodrigo Palacio in the 77th minute.

Another wasted chance.  In the 82nd minute, Germany midfielder Tony Kroos all alone gets the assist by Ozil, but to his dismay, Kroos missing the target to the right ….

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Argentina forward Gonzalo Higuain leaving the pitch while his teammate Demichelis encourage him.

Argentina making the last substitution in the 86th minute replacing midfielder Enzo Perez with midfielder Fernando Gago.

In the 87th minute, Germany replacing Lazio forward Miroslav Klose leaving the pitch among the ovation of the fans.  I am just crying seeing Klose, I have been his admirer for ages!!!!   Klose greets referee Rizzoli on his way out.  Well done Klose.  It is forward Mario Gotze to replace Klose.

In the 91st minute, forward Mario Gotze challenging Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero saving without a problem.

We are going to extra time……..

In the 91st minute Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero saving with both hands the right footed shot by André Schürrle who got the assist by  Götze.

In the 92nd minute, following a fast break Palacio providing the assist to forward Sergio Aguero though missing his left footed shot to the right!!!! Fans are just in disbelief, so many chances and the goal still not arriving.

High tension!!!!  In the 93rd minute, Argentina forward Rodrigo Palacio had his chance to score but could not define the final shot while goalkeeper Neuer anticipates….. off target… Palacio cannot believe it!!!

And say no more… the goal arriving in the 113rd minute with Germany forward Mario Gotze  scoring the winner goal with a mega goal accommodating the ball first with the chest and then smacking the shot defeating Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero!!!!  The immediate celebration among players and Germany fans in the stadium waving flags, chanting and this is just party time……

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Germany midfielder Mario Gotze scoring the winner goal. Surely, a goal that Gotze will never forget and neither Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero.

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Germany making the last substitution in the 120th minute replacing Mesut Ozil with defender Per Mertesacker.

Game over… Referee Nicola Rizzoli whistles the end of the game and the 2014 FIFA World Cup Winner is GERMANY.

 

Lazio forward Miroslav Klose becomes the top scorer in World Cup history scoring a total of 16 goals leaving behind the record of Brazilian forward Ronaldo with 15 goals.

Photo: Historical moment. Germany and Lazio forward Miroslav Klose scoring 16 goals in World Cup games!  Klose passing Brazil forward Ronaldo who had scored 15 goals.  Klose scored in the Semifinal against Brazil in the 23rd minute with a right footed shot.

Germany: 2 Italian Serie A players called up with Germany National Football team:

  • Lazio forward Miroslav Klose
  • Sampdoria defender Shkodra Mustafi

Argentina:   7 Italian Serie A players called up with Argentina National Football team:

  • Catania goalkeeper Mariano Andujar,
  • Napoli forward Gonzalo Higuain
  • Napoli defender Federico Fernandez
  • Inter defender Hugo Campagnaro
  • Lazio midfielder Lucas Biglia
  • Inter Milan midfielder Ricardo Alvarez
  • Inter Milan forward Rodrigo Palacio

Note: Goalkeeper Sergio Romero is a Sampdoria player on loan to Monaco.

ARGENTINA (4-3-3):  Sergio Romero; Pablo Zabaleta, Demichelis, Ezequiel Garay, Marcos Rojo; Enzo Pérez, Javier Mascherano, Lucas Biglia; Gonzalo Higuaín, Lionel Messi, Ezequiel Lavezzi.

 

2 Italian Serie A players in Argentina starting lineup Lazio midfielder Lucas Biglia and Napoli forward Gonzalo Higuain.  There is the ex Napoli forward Ezequiel Lavezzi too.

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At the Maracana’ Matthaus vs Daniel Passarella

 

Germany and Argentina fans before the game.

World Cup Tickets2014 FIFA World Cup Final

Germany – Argentina
Sunday 13 July 2014
Estadio do Maracana
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

16:00 Local Time

Referee: Nicola Rizzoli (ITA)
Assistants: Renato Faverani (ITA) and Andrea Stefani (ITA),
Fourth Official:  Carlos Vera (ECU)

Goals:

Official formations – lineups:

GERMANY (4-2-3-1): Neuer; Lahm, Boateng, Hummels, Höwedes; Schweinsteiger, Khedira; Müller, Kroos, Özil; Klose.

SUBS.: Weidenfeller, Zieler, Mertesacker, Durm, Großkreutz, Draxler, Ginter, Kramer, Götze, Schürrle, Podolski.

COACH.: Joachim Löw.

ARGENTINA (4-3-3):  Sergio Romero; Pablo Zabaleta, Demichelis, Ezequiel Garay, Marcos Rojo; Enzo Pérez, Javier Mascherano, Lucas Biglia; Gonzalo Higuaín, Lionel Messi, Ezequiel Lavezzi. 

SUBS.: Andújar, Orión, Campagnaro, F. Fernández, Basanta, A. Fernández, Álvarez, Gago, Maxi Rodríguez, Di María, Palacio, Agüero.

COACH.: Alejandro Sabella.

Germany Match Stats Argentina
 1 Goals  0
60% Ball Possession 40%
64 Dangerous attacks 30
10 Total attempts 10
12 Deliveries in Penalty area 5
14 Clearances 15
736 Passes Completed 416

 

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