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Germany 2014 World Cup squad - Who were German heroes and where are they now?

Germany were one of the favourites to win the World Cup in 2014 and Joachim Low's men started the tournament by thrashing Portugal 4-0 to make their intentions clear.

They advanced to the knockout stages as group winners and without losing a single game.

They then defeated Algeria and France to set up a semi-final clash with Brazil and destroyed the hosts 7-1 in arguably one of the most memorable games of the tournament.

Argentina awaited next in the final and got a gilt-edged opportunity to break the deadlock through Gonzalo Higuain, only for goalkeeper Manuel Neuer to save the day.

In the second half of extra time, Germany made the difference at last, with super substitute Mario Gotze scoring the goal after some fine work from Andre Schurrle.

But who else were part of the team in the final that day and what has happened to them since?

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