Photos: The surgical destruction of Brazil by Germany in FIFA 2014

 

 Photos: The surgical destruction of Brazil by Germany in FIFA 2014

Brazil's players pose before their 2014 World Cup semi-finals against Germany. Reuters

Germany's Thomas Mueller (13) scores against Brazil during their 2014 World Cup semi-finals at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte July 8, 2014.  REUTERS

Germany's Thomas Mueller (13) scores against Brazil. This was the first goal scored by Germany, 6 more followed soon. Reuters

Brazil's Oscar scores their only goal during their 2014 World Cup semi-finals against Germany at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte July 8, 2014. REUTERS

Brazil's Oscar scores their only goal during their 2014 World Cup semi-finals against Germany. Reuters

Germany's Toni Kroos (L) celebrates past his teammate Miroslav Klose after scoring his team's third goal against Brazil during their 2014 World Cup semi-finals at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte July 8, 2014.    REUTERS

Germany's Toni Kroos (L) celebrates past his teammate Miroslav Klose after scoring his team's third goal against Brazil during their 2014 World Cup semi-finals at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte. Reuter

Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal against Brazil during their 2014 World Cup semi-finals at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte July 8, 2014. REUTERS

Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal against Brazil during their 2014 World Cup semi-finals at the Mineirao stadium. Reuters

Germany's Thomas Mueller (C) celebrates past Brazil's David Luiz and goalkeeper Julio Cesar after scoring a goal during their 2014 World Cup semi-finals at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte July 8, 2014. REUTERS

Germany's Thomas Mueller (C) celebrates past Brazil's David Luiz and goalkeeper Julio Cesar after scoring a goal. Reuters

Germany's Andre Schuerrle scores his team's seventh goal against Brazil during their 2014 World Cup semi-finals at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte July 8, 2014. REUTERS

Germany's Andre Schuerrle scores his team's seventh goal against Brazil during their 2014 World Cup semi-finals. Reuters

Germany's Andre Schuerrle celebrates after scoring his side's seventh goal during the World Cup semifinal soccer match between Brazil and Germany at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. AP

Germany's Andre Schuerrle celebrates after scoring his side's seventh goal during the World Cup semifinal football match between Brazil and Germany. AP

Germany's Philipp Lahm (R) consoles Brazil's Oscar after the 2014 World Cup semi-finals between Brazil and Germany at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte July 8, 2014. REUTERS

Germany's Philipp Lahm (R) consoles Brazil's Oscar after the 2014 World Cup semi-finals between Brazil and Germany. Reuters

Brazil's David Luiz (L) and Luiz Gustavo react after losing their 2014 World Cup semi-finals against Germany at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte July 8, 2014. REUTERS

Brazil's David Luiz (L) and Luiz Gustavo react after losing their 2014 World Cup semi-finals against Germany. Reuters

Brazil's David Luiz (L) is consoled by teammate Thiago Silva after their loss to Germany in their 2014 World Cup semi-finals at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte July 8, 2014.  REUTERS

Brazil's David Luiz (L) is consoled by teammate Thiago Silva after their loss to Germany in their 2014 World Cup semi-finals at the Mineirao stadium. Reuters

Brazil's coach Luiz Felipe Scolari (L) congratulates Germany's coach Joachim Loew after Germany won their 2014 World Cup semi-finals at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte July 8, 2014. REUTERS

A despondent Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari (L) congratulates Germany's coach Joachim Loew after Germany won their 2014 World Cup semi-finals. Reuters

Brazil's coach Luiz Felipe Scolari talks to his players after the World Cup semifinal soccer match between Brazil and Germany at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Germany has routed host Brazil 7-1 and advanced to the final of the World Cup. AP

Brazil's coach Luiz Felipe Scolari talks to his players after the World Cup semifinal football match between Brazil and Germany. AP

Brazil's Luiz Gustavo reacts after the World Cup semifinal soccer match between Brazil and Germany at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Germany has routed host Brazil 7-1 and advanced to the final of the World Cup.  AP

Brazil's Luiz Gustavo reacts after the World Cup semifinal football match between Brazil and Germany. AP

A general view of the scoreboard shows the results at the end of the 2014 World Cup semi-finals between Brazil and Germany at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte July 8, 2014.   REUTERS

How the match ended for Brazil: A view of the scoreboard shows the humiliating result at the end of the 2014 World Cup semi-finals between Brazil and Germany at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte. Reuters

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Updated Date: Jul 09, 2014 10:19:21 IST