Socceroos, A-League stars salute World Cup winners Germany

Australia internationals and the Hyundai A-League's best were united in their praise for World Cup winners Germany on Monday morning following Die Nationalmannschaft's 1-0 extra-time win over Argentina in Rio de Janeiro.

Mario Goetze's goal sealed a fourth title for Germany, and it proved to be a popular victory among the Socceroos squad and their domestic-based colleagues.

Of the A-League players tweeting about the final, Wellington Phoenix's Andrew Durante summed up the withdrawal symptoms we're all likely to be experiencing in the coming weeks.