Fernandinho broke the stalemate by heading home a corner from Daniel Alves in the 70th minute. The striker was later sent off by Italian referee Roberto Rosetti two minutes into extra time.
With the victory, Brazil ties Argentina with four titles apiece in the history of the tournament. Brazil also won the title in 1983, 1985 and 1993.
Argentina lost the semifinal to Brazil 1-0 and was beaten
by Colombia by two goals to one in the third-place play-off. (Jiang He)