It was a special night that did not only earn Germany a slot in the World Cup 2014 finals, but also subjected Brazil football team to outright embarrassment as their fans went from hope, to hopelessness, mockery, anger and then shortly, to respect their magnificent conquerors. Team Germany was brilliant, intelligently breaking the already disorganized Brazilian team time and time again to rise to a surprising 5-0 within 30 minutes through, Miroslav Klose, kroos, Thomas Muller, kroos again, and eventually sami khedira. Their amazing win was facilitated by a total breakdown of Brazilian defense, which, playing with their hearts instead of their heads, always seemed at risk of implosion during the tournament. of course, some people might have predicted that Germany would beat Brazil but until last night, nobody had anticipated an absolute destruction of the Brazilian World Cup finals dream that Germany delivered. It was a humiliating and brutal defeat especially if you have in mind that Brazil is the hosts. Here are the 15 most astonishing facts about brazil’s humiliating 7-1 World cup defeat. Check them out
10. The Worst Ever Loss
The Brazil’s 7-1 Loss is the largest margin of victory ever in FIFA World Cup Semi Finals history. It edges out Uruguay’s 1930 6-1 win over Yugoslavia in the first world cup. It’s also well above the 1954 Germany’s win over Austia. The loss ranks as Brazils ever worst defeat in History. This explains why GloboEsprote has termed it as “The Disgrace of all Disgraces”
9. It Took 51 Minutes For Team Brazil To Have A Focused Shot
This was more than they have ever taken in any semi-finals. Honestly, the defeat was a huge embarrassment. Brazil is not used to losing in the semi-finals. In fact, they have won all the semi-finals matches they have contested since the end of the second world war.
8. Only 2 Times Has A Team Been Beaten Up To 5-0 In 30 Minutes
In the past, only twice has a team been beaten 5-0 down by half time. Germany’s 5 goals by halftime ranks Brazil in the company of Haiti, which was 5-0 down in their 1974 World Cup match against Poland by half time in their group match, and Zaire which got whipped 9-0 by Yugoslavia in the same contest.
7. It Happened For The First Time Since 1975
Until Yesterday, Brazil never lost a competitive fixture playing at home since 1975. This is almost 4 decades ago. The defeat was in Copa America semi-finals against their opponents Peru. Even more embarrassing, unlike in their previous loss, all Germany’s Goals were scored from around the penalty area.
6. A Win For “Shout” BY Tears For Fears A loss For Brazil
Germany scored 2-0 after 22 minutes 8 seconds. At exactly 28 minutes and 48 seconds, they were up 5-0. In simple terms, Germany scored 4 goals in the exact time it takes to listed to “Shout” by Tears for Fears.
Two Goals in 2 Second
Miroslav Klose ranked as the highest scorer at the World Cup Finals of all time. His score took him to 16 in total. And, of course, it means he take it over from Brazil’s Ronaldo with whom he Shared the record with.