These “Brazil Riot” Photos On Twitter Are Not From Today

Warning: Old images are being posted on social media during Germany’s World Cup rout of Brazil.

1. This photo posted on social media purports to be Brazilian fans rioting during Germany’s 7-1 victory over Brazil.

The tweet has since been deleted by the @TheWorIdCup account.

2. But it’s actually from June 26, 2013, when riot police clashed with demonstrators during a protest near the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Reuters / Hugo Cordeiro

3. Similar photos made their way around Twitter, purporting to show riots in the streets of Brazil during the national team’s 7-1 loss.

4. But again, this photo is also from June of 2013 during protests in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

AP Photo / Nelson Antoine

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