Even if you didn’t catch the match last night, you will most likely have been swept up in the furore on Twitter this morning in the wake of Germany’s massacre of World Cup hosts Brazil in a shocking 7-1 defeat. With over 35.6 million tweets recorded, there’s a brand new set of memes to keep us all entertained or, in Brazil’s case, weeping onto their keyboards.
Let’s take a look at some of the most outrageous reactions out there…
This clever take on Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue is almost too real to be photoshopped
Ron Burgundy tells it like it is
Even Professor Snape couldn't resist a scathing commentary:
A scarily prophetic interpretation of the World Cup 2014 motif
This re-hashing of the Brazilian flag is sure to get some Brazilian blood boiling
These flag jokes certainly aren’t flagging
Nobody better than a relentlessly hyperactive cartoon character to rub it in some more
Even injured Neymar didn’t escape his share of the flack
Then again, if he will insist on rubbing it in...