The country of 200 million people had hoped to win the title at home and erase memories of its 1950 World Cup defeat to Uruguay in Rio de Janeiro. But instead Brazil suffered the worst defeat in its 100-year footballing history, falling 7-1 to Germany at the Mineirao Stadium in the southeastern city of Belo Horizonte.
The game created a new record as being the most talked about on twitter as the rate of tweets went up while the host nation crashed out of the tournament. By the time the match ended at 7-1, the entire social media was full of comments and humour regarding Brazil’s record-breaking loss.
Here is the list of some tweets from public reaction to the historic semi final