Germany won the world cup for the fourth time as Bayern Munich star Mario Götze’s extra-time winner help Die Nationalmannschaft beat Argentina in Marcano, Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. The Germany midfielder who came in as a substitute brilliantly controlled André Schürrle’s cross with his chest before volleying into the bottom corner in second-half of extra-time. Throughout the match both teams were guilty of missing chances in normal time, with Argentina’s Gonzalo Higuain and Lionel Messi both dragging wide, while Howedes hit the bar at stroke of hal-time in normal time. Naturally the biggest show on earth rocked Sunday night on Twitter, and here we select some of our favourite tweets. Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand picks his best players for Final and has a special praise for defender Jérôme Boateng:

Arsenal star Jack Wilshire tweets to congratulate man of the moment – Mario Gotze

Meanwhile, another gooner took to twitter to congratulate his Arsenal teammates.

Former England striker Gary Linekar believes right team won the world cup

Meanwhile, former CNN hosts and popular figure thought out twitter world, Piers Morgan declares his player of the tournament.

Joey Barton at his controversial best, claiming Messi do not deserve golden boot. The who? Check out the following tweet.

Eden Hazard congratulates teammate Andre Schuerrle

Real Madrid and Spain mid-fielder Xabi Alosnos wishes his teammates

Former Liverpool Michael Owen narrowly missed his pre-tournament prediction.

…And last, but not the least – A selfie everyone was waiting for…