Germany won the Fifa World Cup, defeating Argentina 1-0, and football fans around the world celebrated the moment with the greatest joy.

Pop star Rihanna, who was a spectator in the Maracana stadium, celebrated Germany's win by lifting her top.

The 26-year-old Baijan singer was ecstatic after Germany's extra time goal and celebrated the moment in typical Rihanna style.

Millions of German fans screamed in happiness after the German dark horse Mario Götze, a substitute, scored the brilliant goal in the 113th minute which won the 2014 Fifa World Cup for the Germans.

With this win, Germany became the first European team to win a World Cup in the Americas. Apart from winning millions of hearts along with the golden cup, Germany also won $35m in prize money.

"We're going to celebrate for at least five weeks now," German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer said after winning the Golden Glove award as the best goalkeeper of the tournament.

"At some point, we'll stop celebrating, but we'll always keep waking up with a smile."

In spite of a great fight Argentina lost to Germany in the final but Lionel Messi won the Golden Ball award. Here are what Twitter users said about Germany's historic World Cup win.