ZURICH -- Germany climbed to No. 1 in the FIFA rankings Thursday after winning the World Cup, and the United States fell two places to 15th despite reaching the Round of 16.
NEW YORK -- With an estimated 26.5 million viewers, Sunday's World Cup final stands as the most-watched soccer game in U.S. history.
RIO DE JANEIRO -- With two quick and sublimely deft touches, Mario Goetze ended Germany's 24-year wait for another World Cup title.
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