Mario Gotze scored an extra team winner as Germany won the World Cup 1-0 against Argentina.
Manchester United target Arturo Vidal insists he would love to play for one of the biggest clubs in the world and will sort his future when he arrives back from his holidays. (Daily Mail)
Dutch winger Arjen Robben has ruled out the possibility of following Louis van Gaal, his national team manager, to Manchester United. (The Guardian)
The long-running saga of Luis Suárez took another turn today, after it was confirmed that Barcelona will not be able to publicly introduce him as their latest star signing. (The Times)
Liverpool supremo Ian Ayre will fly to Spain in a bid to clinch the £18million capture of Sevilla left back Alberto Moreno. (The Mirror)
The first Investec Test between England and India ended in a comical rather than dramatic draw as the tourists batted out the final day on a lifeless Trent Bridge track. What had long looked likely to end with honours even was trundling towards its inevitable conclusion when under-pressure England skipper Alastair Cook chose to up the entertainment value by bowling two overs that included loose impressions of England players of years gone by. (The Express)
Tour de France 2014: Tony Martin wins stage nine as Tony Gallopin takes yellow jersey from Vincenzo Nibali. (The Telegraph)