In what was expected to be an extremely tight affair as hosts Brazil faced Germany in the World Cup semi-final, the Europeans totally annihilated their opponents 7-1 in the biggest semi-final win in the competition’s history.

Brazil were without their two star players – with Neymar forced out through injury and Thiago Silva suspended – and it showed as the Germans scored early and decisively and were already 5-0 up by the 29th minute.

The ‘Brazilian Dream’ by then was well and truly over, before Chelsea’s Andre Schurrle added two more to put a the icing over a truly impressive German display.

And the shocked world has reacted to the result on Twitter.

 

 

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