Germany’s WAGS cheer, Merkel joins team for a selfie

Germany's Andre Schuerrle is congratulated by girlfriend Montana Yorke after they won their 2014 World Cup final against Argentina at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. ( Reuters)

Germany’s cheering fans weren’t the only ones celebrating the country’s World Cup win as the team’s wives and girlfriends took to the pitch in support of their men and German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined the winners in changing room celebrations.

Germany won their fourth World Cup 1-0 over Argentina in the final at the Maracana Stadium, Sunday.

President Joachim Gauch and Merkel joined the world champions off the pitch and posed for jubilant photographs and even a selfie.

Germany's Mario Goetze and his girlfriend Ann-Kathrin Broemmel pose with the World Cup trophy (Reuters)

Germany's Mario Goetze and his girlfriend Ann-Kathrin Broemmel pose with the World Cup trophy (Reuters)

Player Sami Khedira shared the selfie on Instagram, saying “Best selfie ever!! World Champion 2014 Thank you Mrs Angela Merkel.”

The German team’s significant others joined them on-pitch to revel in the win.

Player Mario Gotze scored the winning goal in the last seven minutes of the extra time and his partner, Ann-Kathrin Brommel, joined her champ on the field to celebrate.

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Bastian Schweinsteiger was with his girlfriend Sarah Brandner after the win, and she wore his gold medal around her neck.

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Germany’s Miroslav Klose joined with his wife Sylwia and their children on the field to commemorate this moment.

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Though Sami Khedira was pulled out due to calf injury, his girlfriend Lena Gercke supported him with a winning kiss after receiving the gold medal.

Andre Schurrle cried in the arms of his girlfriend Montana Yorke after winning the 2014 final World Cup match. He said he was so overcome by the victory he “couldn’t stop” crying. “This is the best moment of my life,” he added.

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