Argentina wins penalty shootout, advances to World Cup final

Argentina reached the World Cup final on Wednesday after beating the Netherlands 4-2 in a penalty shootout, AP reports.

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved penalties by Ron Vlaar and Wesley Sneijder to give Argentina the win after the game finished 0-0 following extra time. Maxi Rodriguez put away the winning spot kick. 

Argentina will play Germany in Sunday’s final at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

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