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Brazil's stunned football stars struggled to explain one of the biggest upsets in FIFA World Cup history after they lost their semi-final 7-1 to Germany.
Record-breaker Miroslav Klose, coach Joachim Low and forward Thomas Muller lead the post-match reaction after Germany shook the world of football by thrashing hosts Brazil 7-1 in their semi-final.
FIFA.com rounds up some of the amazing statistics and fresh records to have emerged from Germany's extraordinary 7-1 thrashing of Brazil in Belo Horizonte.
Hyundai Young Player Award candidate Julian Draxler made his FIFA World Cup debut in Germany's 7-1 demolition of hosts Brazil in Belo Horizonte, giving him the first opportunity to show what he can do at the global finals.
Brazil's national media quickly dubbed the 7-1 FIFA World Cup defeat to Germany the most humiliating defeat in the squad's history.
Brazil's emotional reaction to Neymar's injury played into Germany's hands as they inflicted a record 7-1 FIFA World Cup semi-final defeat, according to Joachim Low.
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said his side's stunning 7-1 thrashing at the hands of Germany in their FIFA World Cup semi-final had been the worst day of his life.
Germany have pulled off arguably the most extraordinary FIFA World Cup victory of all time, thrashing hosts Brazil 7-1 to book their place in the Final.
The Netherlands and Argentina have locked horns in the past at the FIFA World Cup and this time around both will believe they have what it takes to make it into the Final of Brazil 2014. FIFA.com previews the action.
Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal has said team captain Robin van Persie is a doubt for their semi-final with Argentina because the Manchester United forward is suffering from a stomach problem.
Lionel Messi has said that winning the World Cup is "the best there is" and expressed his pride in leading Argentina into the semi-finals as captain.
The Netherlands have been given a boost ahead of their 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil semi-final with Argentina, as Nigel De Jong, Ron Vlaar and Leroy Fer all trained in Sao Paulo after injuries.
Mega-stars from music, modelling and golf, two FIFA World Cup-winning captains and a series of personalities from the sport chat to FIFA.com about who will win Brazil-Germany.
With his country on the threshold of a first FIFA World Cup Final for more than two decades, Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano is drawing strength from past experiences in preparation for the Netherlands.
As he prepares to officially become Galatasaray coach, Cesare Prandelli has reflected on the "privilege" of leading Italy for four years and delivered a message of thanks for the support he received.
Heading into the Netherlands' Brazil 2014 semi-final against Argentina on Wednesday, Robin van Persie is still waiting for his first goal in a knockout match at a major international tournament.
Lionel Messi's Argentina and Arjen Robben's Netherlands will carry competing motivations into Wednesday's tantalising FIFA World Cup semi-final showdown in Sao Paulo.
Cüneyt Çakir from Turkey will referee the second semi-final between the Netherlands and Argentina.
FIFA has taken note that Ray Whelan, Director of the Accommodation office of MATCH Services, was taken in at the Copacabana Palace today by the police for questioning.
Defender Jerome Boateng says Germany will not be hunting revenge against Brazil for their defeat in the 2002 FIFA World Cup Final during Tuesday's semi-final.