Wow. It really happened. Host country Brazil lost 7-1 in their World Cup semifinal against Germany. Despite losing their captain and their star player, nobody expected the match to be so lopsided. A home crowd that was roaring at kickoff was stunned and stunned again -- here are some priceless reactions from the stadium... there will be crying:
ACCURATE DESCRIPTION OF WHAT HAPPENED:
There were so many goals, the chyron had to start scrolling:
The BBC had to spell out SEVEN just to reassure viewers they weren't seeing things:
Even George R.R. Martin had to chime in:
Spoiler Alert! I wrote the script for this World Cup game.-- George R.R. Martin (@GRRM) July 8, 2014
Worse than the Red Wedding.