Watching as fans around the world, Australia's footballers were as impressed as the rest of us by Joachim Low's team and their dramatic victory over La Albiceleste at the MarcanaAustralia internationals and the A-League's best were united in their praise for World Cup winners Germany on Monday morning following Die Nationalmannschaft's 1-0 extra-time win over Argentina in Rio de Janeiro.
Mario Goetze's goal sealed a fourth title for Germany, and it proved to be a popular victory among the Socceroos squad and their domestic-based colleagues.
Congrats Germany. Deserved Champions. Great tournament!— Alex Wilkinson (@alexwilkinson84) July 14, 2014
Deserved champions. Congratulations Germany. #WorldCupFinal2014— James Troisi (@JTroisi14) July 13, 2014
That's the end to an amazing World Cup! Germany deserved winners in the end! So strong tactically! Leading the way in world football!— James Robert Holland (@jamesrobert89) July 13, 2014
Of the A-League players tweeting about the final, Wellington Phoenix's Andrew Durante summed up the withdrawal symptoms we're all likely to be experiencing in the coming weeks.
Can't believe it's all over!!! Kids will be happy tho...Looks like it's back to watching Doc McStuffins and Mickey Mouse Club House at 6am!— Andrew Durante (@A_Dura22) July 14, 2014
Congratulations to Germany well deserved!!! First european nation to win in south America :) thank u Argentina for your effort. I am proud— Marcos Flores (@MarcosFlores85) July 13, 2014
Tears from my 6 yr old son as his idol Messi loses World Cup. Love the passion. Germany worthy winners of #WC2014Brasil.— Josh Rose (@josh_rose3) July 13, 2014
Germany deserved winners for the way they played all World Cup. Really enjoyed watching the style of football they play.— Nigel Boogaard (@n_boogaard) July 13, 2014