Götze's winning World Cup boot nets fortune

AFP
AFP - [email protected] • 6 Dec, 2014 Updated Sat 6 Dec 2014 18:14 CEST
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Mario Götze's left boot, with which he scored the World Cup-winning goal, has raised €2 million (US$2.45m) for the German charity event "A Heart for Children", organisers revealed Saturday.

The 22-year-old Bayern Munich star donated to the charity the boot with which he scored the only goal in Germany's 1-0 extra-time win over Argentina to seal Germany's fourth World Cup title in Brazil in July.

A single, unidentified donation has claimed the boot with all of the seven-digit sum going to the German charity which helps disadvantaged children.

"That is overwhelming, I would have never dreamed of such a figure," Götze told German daily Bild.

"Two million is such a huge sum, the good thing is that it's for a good cause and not just for a boot."

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