Fires, Looting, And Mass Robbery In Brazil After Team's World Cup Loss

Hundreds of fans forced to leave Copacabana beach after a mass robbery.

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This afternoon, Brazil suffered one of the worst defeats in World Cup history, giving up five goals in the first 29 minutes of the match, en route to a 7–1 loss to Germany.

Around halftime, fans were spotted burning the national flag.

Torcedores revoltados com o placar do jogo queimam a bandeira do Brasil na Vila Madalena #vejaspnacopa

VEJA SÃO PAULO@VejaSP

Torcedores revoltados com o placar do jogo queimam a bandeira do Brasil na Vila Madalena #vejaspnacopa

4:41 PM - 08 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Extra police were called in to take back control of Copacabana Beach…

Antimotines llegan a Copacabana V໚ @FairPlayPanama @JhonyMosquera @DatitosRivera

#MundialTVMAX@tvmaxpanama

Antimotines llegan a Copacabana V໚ @FairPlayPanama @JhonyMosquera @DatitosRivera

5:48 PM - 08 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And dozens of guards were placed in the stadium following the Brazil-Germany match today to ensure safety.

In the meanwhile the guards all prepared to control the situation. #BRAvsGER #WorldCup #Brazil

Salman@Salman_Surti

In the meanwhile the guards all prepared to control the situation. #BRAvsGER #WorldCup #Brazil

5:41 PM - 08 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

So far, no arrests have been made following these incidents.