World Cup 2014: Did the best team win?

The Heat

Germany has taken the World Cup this year, defeating Argentina in the final match for the second time in history. Some are calling it the best tournament ever.

With a late overtime goal by substitute Mario Götze, Germany was crowned champion for the fourth time in history.

They are the first ever European team to win a FIFA World Cup in South America.

CCTV’s Joel Richards has been in Rio de Janeiro throughout the tournament.

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World Cup 2014 in review

World Cup 2014 in review

CCTV's Joel Richards has been in Rio de Janeiro throughout the tournament, and brings this reflection of the Cup for The Heat.

Sven Goldmann, a German sports journalist, joined CCTV’s Asieh Namdar to discuss the final match and Germany’s well-deserved victory.

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Sven Goldmann on Germany's victory in Brazil

Sven Goldmann on Germany's victory in Brazil

Sven Goldmann, a German sports journalist, joined CCTV's Asieh Namdar to discuss the final match and Germany's well-deserved victory.

Co-author of The Glorious World Cup David Sterry also joined to discuss what he refers to as “the best World Cup we will ever see.”

Follow David Sterry on Twitter @Sterryhead

David Sterry: 2014 World Cup the best in history

David Sterry: 2014 World Cup the best in history

Co-author of "The Glorious World Cup" David Sterry joined The Heat to discuss what he refers to as "the best World Cup we will ever see."