Brazil v Germany (Semi Final) Tuesday 8th July 2014

Discussion in 'World Cup 2014 Brazil' started by goldenecitrone, Jul 7, 2014.

  1. Favelado

    Favelado Half to the Tower, please.

    "We killed all those slum-children for this?"

    They did a lot of unpleasant things but they weren't actually murdering children to facilitate the hosting of the World Cup. Although, BOPE do that in their day to day activities, regardless of tournaments.

    Still, loads of retweets so LEDGE.
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  2. Bonfirelight

    Bonfirelight Crocodile

    it's in a state, but it's all relative.
    The league structure needs some sanity to be added and I guess they've lost a bit of their identity as a national team, but compared to most countries they're fine - the problem is of course when they compare themselves against the sides of world cups past.
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  3. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    yeah but brazil got this far without losing a game and then lost without their two key players to likely champs Germany - England didnt win a single game.
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  4. TheHoodedClaw

    TheHoodedClaw acknowledging ur soup leg

  5. Bonfirelight

    Bonfirelight Crocodile

    England had probably a tougher group, no home advantage, and lost a couple of tight games. no biggie.
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  6. girasol

    girasol Sunflower

    FUCKING HELL!!!!!! What a game! :D I was in fits of laughter after the 3rd goal. This will never be forgotten. Way to go Germany. Brazil, I loves you! Please don't riot. Remember a left wing government is much better than what was there before and a lot of what you hear is right wing propaganda. It will take time to put things right.
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  7. Lord Camomile

    Lord Camomile Lemonade socialist

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  8. JTG

    JTG Angry about not being able to be an astronaut.

    That was utterly hilarious :D

    What's the German for schadenfreude?
  9. Lo Siento.

    Lo Siento. Second As Farce

    *Shrugs* same principle. England got dumped out of the tournament in 2 games that could have gone either way.
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  10. Gingerman

    Gingerman Is a great bunch of lads.....

    The third place play-off seems like an absurd piece of cruelty right now.....
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  11. Lord Camomile

    Lord Camomile Lemonade socialist

    Especially if it ends up being against Argentina... :hmm:
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  12. The Boy

    The Boy danny la rouge is probably wrong.

    No more so than usual, surely?
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  13. Gingerman

    Gingerman Is a great bunch of lads.....

    Only three national teams have ever conceded five goals in one half during the World Cup Finals:Zaire,Haiti and.....Brazil
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  14. Favelado

    Favelado Half to the Tower, please.

    They're calling it Mineiraço already
  15. Cheesypoof

    Cheesypoof Fuck off Noddy Banned

    Best match i've ever seen !!! was routing for Deutschland and delighted they won.

    i was saying that they always play like they are WINNING, even when they are losing, not that they needed to do that tonight !!! Brazils side this year were very poor.
  16. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    dont forget that classic against cost rica ;)
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  17. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    what does that mean?
  18. Lo Siento.

    Lo Siento. Second As Farce

    Had them on the ropes!
  19. copliker

    copliker ...

    That wasn't me btw, I'm not even on it, it was just some random bloke being edgy. It's peculiar how stuff like this goes viral.
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  20. Favelado

    Favelado Half to the Tower, please.

    The worst moment in Brazil's collective memory is when they lost the World Cup final at home to Uruguay at the Maracanã. This beame known as the "Maracanaço" and is constantly talked about in their football history.

    This game took place at the Mineirão and now gets its own special disaster event name for this, even worse, defeat.
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  21. Favelado

    Favelado Half to the Tower, please.

    I know. Not a pop at you. xxx
  22. littlebabyjesus

    littlebabyjesus one of Maxwell's demons

    Had training tonight. Got to the pub just in time for the start of the second half. "Have we missed much", we asked. :facepalm:
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  23. Apathy

    Apathy Roll us yer cap Grandad!!

    Someone on FB reckons that was the most embarrassing semi since the time he went to see Brokeback Mountain with his dad
    rutabowa, oryx, Lorca and 4 others like this.
  24. Silva

    Silva This went well.

    I'm saving this on DVR, along the Portugal massacre. Those 20 minutes between the 1st and 5th must be some sort of record.


    He only got the name of the winning team wrong. David Luiz was a crucial player for Germany today.
  25. Batboy

    Batboy Trumpeting is good for you...

    One other thing to add to last nights game was the fantastic way the Germans conducted themselves, they not only blew everyone away with brilliant controlling technical football, but showed fantastic sportsmanship and compassion towards the humiliated Brazilians at the end of the game ( This despite Luis flinging his elbows all over the place). And goal celebrations understated. Class.

    They now have to go on and win the trophy in same style to truly crown this as the best World Cup ever. I'd split blood and declare a fatwa if Robbens dives his way to the trophy.
    oryx, Greebo, magneze and 5 others like this.
  26. JimW

    JimW 支那暗杀团

    Just putting this from the Colombia game thread here to support my claim to have predicted this as well.
  27. Favelado

    Favelado Half to the Tower, please.

    I believe Brazilian fans gave a standing ovation to Klose, as well as to one of the German goals. So there were some positives there.
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  28. albionism

    albionism A successful virus clinging to a speck of mud.

  29. Johnny Canuck3

    Johnny Canuck3 Well-Known Member

    Just watched this on PVR. Mother. Fucker. How is it possible for a team to fall apart like that? It's like they forgot how to play.

    I can understand better now why more goals isn't necessarily a better thing. :D

    On the bright side: my money's always been on Germany to take this thing. :)
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  30. JTG

    JTG Angry about not being able to be an astronaut.

    Stage fright, plus not being that good in the first place, plus facing a side clued up enough to know how and where to attack them.
    Didn't see many leaders out there trying to pull Brazil together. Holding Neymar's shirt up during the anthem (he's not dead ffs) told me they were more concerned with his absence and empty symbolism than the game itself.
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