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2014 FIFA World Cup final

The 2014 FIFA World Cup final was the final match of the 2014 World Cup, the 20th edition of FIFA's competition for national football teams. The Match was played at the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on 13 July 2014, and was contested by Germany and Argentina. The event comprised hosts Brazil and 31 other teams who emerged from the qualification phase, organised by the six FIFA confederations. The 32 Teams competed in a Group Stage from which 16 Teams qualified for the Knockout Stage. Germany finished first in Group G with two Wins and a Draw before defeating Algeria in the Round of 16 french in the quarter-final and Brazil in the semi-final by a Score of 71. Argentina finished the Top of Group F with three Wins before defeating Switzerland in the Round of 16 Belgium in the Quarter-Finals and the Netherlands in a Penalty Shootout in the semi-final. The final was witnessed by 74,738 Spectators in the Stadium, as well as over a billion watching on Television, with the Referee for the Match being Nicola Rizzoli from Italy.

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