The Maracana became the moment of reckoning for Germany as they ended their 24-year long wait by lifting the World Cup for the first time as a unified nation.
Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra-time to give Germany their fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina.
The Brazil World Cup could be rated as the best in decades with some beautiful memories to cherish in the future.
He was a perfect embodiment of a sweeper keeper; charging off his line to make crucial last-ditch tackles with an astonishing precision.
The award is handed out to the player voted as the tournament's best, however, it came after a losing effort against Germany in the final.
A pilot project has been launched in Raipur under which essential vegetables will be sold from five ration shops at wholesale prices.
Villagers of Chatter in Ramgarh district claim that no case of crime has been reported here since independence.
Two artists-Vidyasagar Upadhaya and Vinay Sharma- from Rajasthan Lalit Kala Akademi joined other artists to draw environment friendly art on 10 cars.
Substitute Goetze, who until the final had a disappointing tournament, struck the only goal seven minutes before the end of extra time to clinch Germany's fourth World Cup.
Germany captain Lahm hailed his side's collective ability as they downed Lionel Messi's Argentina 1-0 to win the World Cup for fourth time.
Mario Goetze's winning goal for Germany in the World Cup final was the 171st scored in Brazil, equaling the tournament record.