PHOTOS: Twitter reacts to Germany’s World Cup win

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Social media has been a huge part of the 2014 World Cup tournament in Brazil.

Like never before the entire globe has been able to share opinions on every single kick of every single game, plus no matter where you are you feel like you’re in Brazil.

Ah, you gotta love technology.

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Below are the best Tweets sent out following Germany’s 1-0 World Cup final win over Argentina at the Maracana on Sunday.

The 2014 World Cup may officially be over, but the reaction on social media have only just begun.


U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann is delighted (and rightly so) that his home nation won it all…

German midfielder Lukas Podolski and Bastian Schweinsteiger getting all lovey-dovey on the pitch…

And another one from Podolski becomes he is awesome. He’s second selfie with the German Chancellor…

German newspaper Bild keeps it simple: “World Champions!”

Another one of Arsenal’s German players is reveling in victory. Go on, Mesut!

Lufthansa is delighted to be flying the team home to Berlin, with the World Cup as a carry on…

The legendary Pele congratulated Germany…

Angela Merkel is in with the team as they celebrate in the locker room… Super fan!

Rhianna was delighted with Germany’s win…

While LeBron James was loving life too…

The greatest sporting event I've ever been to! #WorldCupFinal #Brazil #StriveForGreatness

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U.S. soccer president Sunil Gulati is setting lofty goals…

Klopp to the Kop: Multiple reports say deal agreed at Liverpool

TURIN, ITALY - FEBRUARY 24:  Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp shouts to his players during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match between Juventus and Borussia Dortmund at Juventus Arena on February 24, 2015 in Turin, Italy.  (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)
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Jurgen Klopp is on his way to Liverpool to sign a contract naming him the next coach of the Reds.

The celebrated manager, 48, has been on “hiatus” from football since leaving Borussia Dortmund last season.

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Reports starting emerging earlier today that an agreement was imminent, and now the BBC is among those reporting that Klopp will be rolled out Friday morning.

From the BBC:

No contract has yet been signed but that is viewed as a formality when Klopp arrives in Liverpool later on Thursday. He will be officially unveiled by Liverpool on Friday morning at 10:00 BST.

There’s not much to say besides this: Klopp’s addition to the Premier League will give more color and brilliance to the country’s footballing scene. Only a certain class of manager can be instantly expected to find a better system for an inherited group of players.

This could and should be a game changer on Merseyside.

Appeal rejected! Lionel Messi will face court trial in Spain

VIGO, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 23:  Lionel Messi looks dejected after the La Liga match between Celta Vigo and FC Barcelona at Estadio Balaidos on September 23, 2015 in Vigo, Spain.  (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)
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It was a mere 48 hours ago that Lionel Messi looked close to in the clear when it came to tax evasion charges.

Now the question is whether a Spanish court will lock away the greatest active footballer, as a judge rejected the prosecutors’ (!!!) request to drop the charges.

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Messi and his father have already made a $5.5 million corrective payment, but there’s principle in play here. And the judge wants to know how Messi can claim he had no idea what was being done with his money.

From the BBC:

Lawyers acting on behalf of the tax authorities demanded 22-month jail sentences for both defendants.

“There are rational signs that the criminality was committed by both accused parties,” wrote the judge in a court filing, according to the AFP news agency.

Can you imagine one of the world’s richer men ending up in a Spanish prison? It’s very difficult to consider. In some ways it’s more plausible that he would buy his own island and start the “Messi Isle Premiership”.

Still, we won’t laugh off the idea, especially with FIFA apparently going down. Messi in prison. That’s something. Sepp in Switzerland. Lionel in Spain.