1. Missing its captain, Thiago Silva, and superstar Neymar Jr., Brazil went into today’s semifinal vs. Germany shorthanded. But nobody could have predicted that Brazil would go down 5-0 in the first 30 minutes. It was truly horrific to watch.
2. This sad child witnessing devastation is every Brazilian soccer fan.
4. Five goals. In 30 minutes.
15. And some Brazil supporters were already burning flags.
17. And then Germany scored again in the second half to make it 6-0, because of course they scored again.
Germany’s Andre Schuerrle celebrates scoring his side’s 6th goal.
19. And then the Germans scored again. 7-0!
20. Brazil’s manager, Luiz Scolari.
30. And then it was over. Germany 7, Brazil 1. The worst loss for Brazil since it lost 6-0 to Uruguay in 1920.
32. In conclusion…
- The battle to replace Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died Saturday, is expected to elevate the role of the court in an unprecedented way.
- U.S. Republican presidential candidates had their nastiest debate yet in South Carolina 🇺🇸
- And "Deadpool" made $135 million this weekend, the best U.S. debut for an R-rated film. That's a lotta chimichangas 💵