Chelsea’s Andre Schurrle: I couldn’t stop crying after World Cup win

Andre Schürrle admits that he couldn't control his emotions after Germany's World Cup final win over Argentina

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Andre Schürrle kisses the World Cup trophy Photo: Andre Schürrle/Twitter

Andre Schurrle admits that he couldn’t control his emotions after helping Germany beat Argentina to win the World Cup.

The Chelsea midfielder set up Mario Götze’s extra-time winner as Joachim Löw’s side triumphed 1-0 at the Maracanã and secured their fourth World Cup triumph.

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I had to cry because I was so overcome. I couldn’t stop it

Andre Schurrle

The 23-year-old Schurrle was a 32nd-minute substitute in the final and the Chelsea midfielder was in tears at the final whistle.

“This is the best moment of my life,” Schürrle said. “I had to cry because I was so overcome. I couldn’t stop it.

“It was always a dream to become a world champion.

“We are so looking forward to celebrating with our fans in Berlin.”

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