Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Football definitely NOT on the telly! Furious Brazilian fan smashes his TV in the street after watching country get hammered 7-1 by Germany
Horrified: A woman holds her hand up to her face as she watches Germany race away to the record-breaking victory against the host nation
Angry: An emotional Brazil fan appears to eat his shirt after seeing his side defeated by Germany 7-1
Tears: Brazil fans watching the match unfold on a big screen on Copacabana beach comfort each other as Germany gain the advantage
Behind: A Brazil fan trudges away from the FIFA Fan Fest in Rio de Janeiro, after watching her team lose 7-1 to Germany
Disbelief: David Luiz, who was captaining the side in place of Thiago Silva, is consoled by a member of the backroom staff as tears role down his face
Tournament farewell: After walking from the pitch giving fans a solitary wave, Brazil's stand-in captain said: 'We got lost a little bit there. It's very difficult to explain right now. The dream is over, in a way that the people didn't want'
Dejection: Fans watching the game in Rio de Janeiro react to their team's disappointing performance, ending hopes of a Brazilian world title
Praying: Earlier in the game, one fan seemed to look to a higher power in a bid to help Brazil overcome the five goal deficit in the semi-final
Agony: Thousands of fans inside the Fan Fest in Rio de Janeiro look stunned during the game. A goal by Thomas Mueller gave the Germans a lead after 11 minutes
Unbearable: Two female fans hide their tears while watching the game on a big screen television in Sao Paulo, Brazil's biggest city
Applause: The players show their appreciation to the fans inside the stadium following the defeat which sent them out of the World Cup
Upset: A woman wipes a tear away from her eye as she watches the side, led by captain David Luiz, let five goals in during the first half
Humiliated: A dejected Brazil fan looks on, resting her chin on her hand, as she watches the host nation suffer the worst defeat in their history
Brazil's high tempo only served to make them vulnerable on the break and Germany made them pay again, this time Klose becoming a World Cup's record-breaker with 16 goals.
Another sweet passing move saw Muller lay the ball off and although Cesar stopped his first effort, Klose buried the rebound.
This was another blow to the host nation, as the previous record holder was Brazilian striker Ronaldo, who scored 15 in three tournaments.
Taking the lead: Germany's striker Thomas Mueller celebrates after scoring the first goal at The Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte during the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Tangled: Fernandinho hangs his head in the goal net after Toni Kroos scored, extending the German advantage further
Screams: A Brazilian fan holds his head in agony as the host nation are knocked out of the World Cup
Hiding behind their flags: Two female fans, sheltered by the yellow and green Brazilian flag, continue to watch the game despite the devastation
Unity: A fan's eyes (centre) well up with tears during the semi-final game in Belo Horizonte
A fan hides behind a Neymar mask. He was missing from the match because of a back injury. Another supporter struggles to hold back the tears
Turmoil: A young fan begins to cry as he, and thousands of others on Copacabana beach, look on in shock at the result
Drenched: Brazil fans walk along the streets of Rio de Janeiro in the rain following the heartbreaking loss.
Reaction: A woman holds her hands to her face on Copacabana beach while watching the horror show unfold while a fan holds another mask of missing striker Neymar
Spectators on Copacabana Beach show a mix of emotions, from shock to sheer devastation, as they witness the humiliating defeat
Lost hope: Two female fans look up at the big screen in disbelief as the hopes and dreams of a nation fade away
Blown away: A Brazilian fan could not hide her devastation as Germany scored their 4th goal in just the 15th minute of the World Cup semi-final
Disappointed: Another fan covers his eyes as Toni Kroos scored, leaving the hosts having to overcome the huge deficit at half time
Shocked: This woman covers her mouth as she watches her home side, with the hopes of a World Cup title slipping away
Hopeless: Brazil's goalkeeper Julio Cesar (left) and the Brazilian defenders react after failing to stop Germany's striker Andre Schuerrle scoring
Face of the defeated: Brazil's head coach Felipe Scolari watches as his side crumbles in the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte
Tally: The head coach made an unfortunate gesture with his hands during the 7-1 humiliation in Belo Horizonte
Congratulations: Manuel Neuer (left) and Bastian Schweinsteiger of Germany celebrate after their team's second goal by Miroslav Klose (not pictured)
Teammates: Germany's midfielder Toni Kroos (right) celebrates with teammates including Germany's defender and captain Philipp Lahm after scoring
Proud: Andre Schuerrle of Germany raises his hands after scoring his team's seventh goal and his second of the game
Happy: Germany fans embrace and can't help but smile as their side take a huge lead in the crucial World Game
Joy: Germany fans at the Brandenburg Gate react as their side score against the host nation