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Twitter keeps Brazil's World Cup wound wide open

Brazil is a nation in mourning today, following its embarrassing 7-1 defeat to Germany in the World Cup semi-final.

While it is a match many fans would like to forget, the reaction on Twitter is not only keeping the wound open, but pouring a little salt into it too.

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35.6 million tweets flooded in, setting a new record for the number of posts during a telecast for any sports game ever on Twitter. The match provided perfect fodder for everyone – from casual followers to celebrities and sports superstars.

A dejected David Luiz of Brazil after the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between Brazil and Germany on July 8, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
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A dejected David Luiz of Brazil after the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between Brazil and Germany on July 8, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Even the official ball of the World Cup was at a loss for words:

You've seen the match highlights, but here are the Twitter highlights:

This photoshopped tweet of different stages of the 2014 World Cup logo.


One fan decided to use both country's national flags to make his point ....


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There were a lot of photoshopped pictures of the famous Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio, including this one which was probably sent out mid-match.


At the end of the match though, this was what the jokers on Twitter came up with...


And author whose game of thrones is known for its violence couldn't resist getting in on the action, tweeting:

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