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World Cup excitement peaks with Germany-Argentina clash

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World Cup fever swept the globe Sunday ahead of the tournament final between Lionel Messi's Argentina and a formidable German team seeking a fourth title. 

Argentina's captain Lionel Messi takes part in a training session at the Sao Januario Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on July 12, 2014, on the eve of the 2014 FIFA World Cup final

As about 100,000 Argentines poured into Rio de Janeiro, a record global television audience of several hundred million is expected for the finale of the 20th tournament.

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