After 63 games, it's finally here.
1463 days after Spain won football's biggest prize in Johannesburg, South Africa, it's Germany and Argentina that will go head-to-head in Rio de Janeiro for the right to call themselves world champions.
Brazil 2014 is coming to an end and what a climax we have in prospect.
It's a clash of former world champions, a battle between two football superpowers and a meeting of some of the finest players on the planet.
I'm Tom McGowan and after tipping Argentina to win at the outset, I'm hoping Gary Lineker's words prove false.
Unlike my colleague Chris Murphy...