Brazil 1-7 Germany. No matter how many times you hear it or read it, yesterday’s World Cup semi final scoreline doesn’t lose any of its shock value.
After such a shambolic defensive showing, Chelsea and Jose Mourinho must be laughing all the way to the bank. At the time, Paris Saint-Germain’s decision to shell out £50 million on David Luiz was ridiculed. And after last night’s performance, these sentiments escalated quickly on Twitter.
“That receipt for David Luiz must be in here somewhere?!” pic.twitter.com/jMEtbXycvh
— FootballFanCast.com (@FootballFanCast) July 9, 2014
£50m for David Luiz!! pic.twitter.com/E5xNyRYROM
— Sunday League Footy (@SundayChants) July 9, 2014
The defender may have netted a stunning free kick against Colombia in the quarter final, but the 27 year old was nowhere to be seen as Germany ran rampant over the hosts.
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) July 9, 2014
David Luiz, the captain, the 50mi euros star, the “best player of the World Cup”, the hero, wasnt to be seen on almost all goals today.
— Lucas Resende (@lucasammr) July 9, 2014
Gary Neville’s remark about David Luiz playing like he was “controlled by a 10-year-old on a Playstation” never more apt than last night.
— David McDonnell (@DiscoMirror) July 9, 2014
Almost inevitably, some users on social media decided to have a little fun at the former Chelsea man’s expense.
— Marcus Higgins (@MarcusAHiggins) July 9, 2014
David Luiz’ heartbreak clear for all to see: pic.twitter.com/yBRo0QWU19
— Paddy Power (@paddypower) July 9, 2014
— Duncan Whitehead (@DuncanWhitehead) July 9, 2014
In any case, one positive to emerge from last night’s debacle in Belo Horizonte is that Piers Morgan’s “status” as a football pundit may have taken a hit…
David Luiz will drive Brazil to victory tonight. He’s been my star of this World Cup. Such passion/commitment/determination. #BRAvGER
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) July 8, 2014