(AP Photo/Leo Correa). Brazil soccer fans cry as they watch their team lose 7-1 to Germany at a World Cup semifinal match on a live telecast inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, July 8, 2014.
(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). Germany's Miroslav Klose gestures as he is substituted during the World Cup semifinal soccer match between Brazil and Germany at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Tuesday, July 8, 2014.
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GERMANY DEMOLISHES BRAZIL 7-1 IN WORLD CUP SEMIFINAL, HOST NATION DESPAIRS
Germany puts in an astonishing performance to rout Brazil 7-1 in their World Cup semifinal, plunging the host nation into despair and putting the Germans on the brink of another title.