[SOCIAL MEDIA ROUNDUP] Shakira
starred in the World Cup closing ceremonies at Maracana before the final got underway, which ended with a Germany
win over Argentina that was celebrated by Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel
and hailed by some other notables.
Shakira was performing at her third straight World Cup,
which was also the third straight time that Germany ended Argentina's hopes.
Germany's leader since 2005, Merkel flew to Rio for the final.
A reported 1 million fans watched the final at the Berlin Fan Mile.