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10 goals that changed the history of football

  • These iconic goals changed the very fabric of the beautiful game
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#9 Mario Gotze’s goal in the World Cup final against Argentina

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Joachim Low substituted 36-year-old Miroslav Klose with Mario Gotze in the 88th minute and said: "Show the world you are better than Messi and can decide the World Cup." Mario Gotze went on and did just that.

The “German Messi” scored the only goal of the match in the 113th minute, to break Messi’s and Argentina’s hearts and give this talented German side their first major international trophy after 1996. 

Also read: Germany coach Joachim Loew reveals pep talk with Mario Goetze before goal

Scoring the only and winning goal in the second half of a World Cup final definitely catapulted Gotze’s goal to this list and Joachim Low’s Germany side could finally win a major international trophy after years of missing out on the top prize by narrow margins.

Here is the video below:

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Published 21 Sep 2016, 17:06 IST
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