World Cup Final 2014: Best Photos From The First Half Of Argentina-Germany

 @neato_itsdennis
on July 13 2014 4:47 PM
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If you had any doubt how much the World Cup means, just have a look at some photos from the first half. These photos capture the emotion in every second of the 90 minutes (maybe more) of the 2014 World Cup final.

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Fans wearing national flags of Germany (L) and Argentina over their shoulders, walk on Copacabana beach, prior to the 2014 World Cup final match Rio de Janeiro, July 13, 2014. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

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Argentina's Gonzalo Higuain (2nd R) shoots but fails to score a goal against Germany during their 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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Argentina's Lionel Messi (L) and Germany's Mats Hummels chase the ball during their 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray

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Argentina's goalkeeper Sergio Romero (bottom) lies on the ground as Germany's Miroslav Klose (top) runs for the ball during their 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

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Argentina's goalkeeper Sergio Romero makes a save in front of Germany's Thomas Mueller (L) as Argentina's Lucas Biglia (C) looks on during their 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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Germany's Mats Hummels deflects Argentina's Lionel Messi's shot at goal during their 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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Germany's Benedikt Hoewedes (C) reacts after missing a goal scoring opportunity against Argentina during their 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Staples

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Argentina's goalkeeper Sergio Romero makes a save during their 2014 World Cup final against Argentina at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray

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Argentina's goalkeeper Sergio Romero reacts to an offside goal by teammate Gonzalo Higuain (not pictured) during their 2014 World Cup final against Germany at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel and Germany's President Joachim Gauck (L-R) watch the 2014 World Cup final between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

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Fans of Germany react as they watch the 2014 World Cup final between Germany and Argentina in Brazil at a public screening of the match in Berlin July 13, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

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Argentina's fans watch a broadcast of the 2014 World Cup final soccer match in Brazil, between Germany and Argentina at a public square viewing area in Buenos Aires, July 13, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado