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Christ The Redeemer Was The Unexpected Star Of The World Cup Final

As the sun set on the World Cup, Rio's iconic statue gave the world an unforgettable image.

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Twitter went crazy for the image. #ChristTheRedeemer became a worldwide trending topic.

Wow this just doesn't look real #worldcup2014 #ChristTheRedeemer

Elliot Wagland@elliotwagland

Wow this just doesn't look real #worldcup2014 #ChristTheRedeemer

9:12 PM - 13 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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It's all over Instagram too.

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And after Germany's victory, the statue was lit up in their national colours.

Christ the Redeemer lit up in German colours after their World Cup win! #GER

World Cup 2014@PostWorldCup

Christ the Redeemer lit up in German colours after their World Cup win! #GER

10:53 PM - 13 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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