The 12 best tweets about Brazil v Germany

After a disastrous 7-1 loss to Germany, host nation Brazil are now officially out of the running for the World Cup final.

But rising like a phoenix from the ashes, last night's humiliating defeat saw the internet respond with its usual humorous flair. Take a look at our round-up of some of the best reactions below:

1. Brazil's iconic Christ the Redeemer statue got a devastating makeover:

2. And German Chancellor Angela Merkel soon joined in on the action:

3. Some questioned Neymar's priorities:

4. While somehow even Justin Bieber didn't manage to get away unscathed:

5. At one point scoring four goals in four minutes (not including stoppage time), Germany's quick play left fans stunned:

6. Though Brazil's supporters didn't look too impressed:

7. Appalling defending and a tearful apology from David Luiz left him wide open to the wrath of Twitter:

8. While keen Brazillian fans were berated for their dedication to the losing side:

9. The World Cup trophy itself seemed to join in the mockery:

10. And the BBC's Dan Walker took the opportunity to practise some of his best puns:

11. Some begged for the humiliation to stop:

12: And by the time the final whistle blew, even Darth Vader had had enough:


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