How would you like to be Mario Gotze?

It is impossible for Americans to imagine the degree to which Germany’s Mario Gotze’s life has changed. Nothing any of our sports stars could ever do – not a game-winning, walk-off home run in the seventh game of the World Series, not a game-winning kickoff return in the Superbowl – nothing – could equal the significance or the 22-year-old midfielder’s moment of glory on the world’s stage. Enjoy the rest of your life, Mario. You’ll never have to buy a meal or a drink again.

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