Marin Cilic explained that his tears at 0-3 down in the second set were more a result of his disappointment at not being able to perform at his best rather than a legacy of the pain.
Roger Federer won his eighth Wimbledon crown without dropping a set.
Roger Federer's eighth Wimbledon victory earned him his 19th overall Grand Slam as wishes poured in.
Federer not only surpassed all other male Wimbledon champions with his eight titles but became the oldest Wimbledon champion in the Open Era.
Roger Federer claimed his 19th Grand Slam with a 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 win over Croatia's Marin Cilic.
Wimbledon 2017 Men's Final Highlights: Roger Federer won a record eighth Wimbledon title and his 19th Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 win over Marin Cilic.
Roger Federer is seeking his record eighth title at the All-England club and has beaten Marin Cilic six times out of seven, but the last two meetings have been complicated.
Cilic won 83 percent of first serve points, while Querrey took 85 percent in the first set.
Wimbledon 2017 highlights: Seventh seed Marin Cilic will play 18-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer in the men's singles final at Wimbledon after the Swiss beat Tomas Berdych in straight sets on Friday. Cilic quelled Sam Querrey's challenge in four sets to reach his first Wimbledon final.
Scot world No 1 brushed aside Karen Khachanov's challenge while 2015 Roland Garros champion from Switzerland defeated Gael Monfils to reach the last-eight stage.
Football legend Diego Maradona cheered for Argentina who went on to win their maiden Davis Cup title after beating Croatia 3-2 in the final.
Croatia are just a win away from lifting the Davis Cup 2016 title, after taking a 2-1 lead courtesy of their victory in Saturday's doubles match
Diego Maradona, who inspired Argentina to glory at the 1986 World Cup, watched on with his girlfriend as Croatia went 1-0 up. Then Juan Martin Del Potro restored parity for Argentina
Marin Cilic confirmed his entry for Chennai Open, India's premium tennis event, at the SDAT Tennis Stadium in Nungambakkam from January 2
Novak Djokovic was knocked out of Paris Masters quarter-finals by Marin CIlic to pave the way for Andy Murray to become the new world number one
Marin Cilic secured a place at this month's Tour finals with a win over David Goffin at the Paris Masters
Andy Murray defeated Milo Raonic to set-up a final clash with Marin Cilic in the Cincinnati tournament.
Former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic teamed up with Marin Cilic in 2013 before the pair celebrated the US Open men's singles title in 2014.