Fiasco da historia: when your team loses 7-1, what do you put on the front page?

It was a historic upset that created shockwaves around the world. Brazil’s World Cup semi-final against Germany this week saw the home team sent…well, nowhere, after they were defeated 7-1 – and Germany reportedly “went easy” on Brazil in the second half.

The game smashed social media records, with #BRAGER the most tweeted sporting match ever at a total of more than 35 million tweets. A Tumblr was created to document Sad Brazilians. What did the world’s front pages do? Scroll on for a few of the best.

"A major fiasco of history" in Diario de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil.

“A major fiasco of history” in Diario de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil.

"No words!" from Bild, Germany

“No words!” from Bild, Germany

Dark despair from Metro, Brazil

Dark despair from Metro, Brazil

'Breakdown, Grief, Fiasco, Shame, All Right' from O Diario, Brazil

‘Breakdown, Grief, Fiasco, Shame, All Right’ from O Diario, Brazil

'A Dream' from TZ, Germany

‘A Dream’ from TZ, Germany

'Humiliation at Home' from O Estado De S Paulo, Brazil

‘Humiliation at Home’ from O Estado De S Paulo, Brazil

'Guys, now you are immortal' from Morgenpost, Germany

‘Guys, now you are immortal’ from Morgenpost, Germany

"Humiliation" from Comercio da Franca, Franca, Brazil

“Humiliation” from Comercio da Franca, Franca, Brazil

"Braz-Hell" from the NY Daily News

“Braz-Hell” from the NY Daily News

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…and “The Wurst” on the back page

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