Current Liverpool players and former Reds were sharing their thoughts on social media throughout the World Cup final on Sunday, which saw Germany crowned champions in Rio de Janeiro.

Substitute Mario Gotze volleyed home the winner in extra time to down Argentina 1-0 at the Maracana and thereby earn his country the trophy for a fourth time in their history.

Scroll down the page for a selection of reactions to the match, the crucial goal and thoughts on the tournament as a whole.