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TV Station Interrupts World Cup For Weather Warning, Viewers Furious (Video)

| by Michael Allen

Germany became the first European team to win a World Cup in Latin America today with a 1-0 victory over Argentina.

German player Mario Goetze used his chest to deflect the ball into the goal during the 113th minute.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was at the game, clinched her fist after Goetze's winning goal.

The 18-carat gold World Cup trophy was handed to Germany 's captain Philipp Lahm, which was the country's first World Cup win as a unified nation since the Berlin Wall fell, noted the Associated Press.

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Like Brazil fans last week, Argentina fans wept openly after the loss (video below).

However, there was an even angrier group of fans hundreds of miles away.

WENY-TV in Elmira, N.Y., cut away from the World Cup with only six minutes left in the soccer game to give a weather warning (video below).

According to Deadspin.com, furious viewers took out their anger on Twitter:

You're gonna interrupt the final minutes of the World Cup with a weather update?! @WENYTV

@WENYTV F--- YOU GUYS THE GAMES STILL ON AS------

@WENYTV f--- you the world-cup happens every 4 years

go f--- yourself @WENYTV

You have to be kidding me @WENYTV!!!!!

@WENYTV I will never watch this station again

@WENYTV WHAT IN THE MOTHER F--- ARE YOU THINKING?????? THERES 10 MINS LEFT IN THE WORLD CUP AND U BROADCAST A WEATHER WARNING?????????? F---

@WENYTV How about you get your stupid weather s--- off the tv so I can watch the cup

Hope a tornado smacks their f------- station you pricks

you guys are as------- you'd never do this during the superbowl the warning is over wtf

@WENYTV you piece of s---!?!? F--- you for ruining the world cup feed to warn us about absolutly nothing. #GoF---Yourself

Sources: Associated Press and Deadspin.com