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The Saddest Newspaper Front Pages in Brazil After Their World Cup Embarrassment

Photo: Newseum

Vexame. Humilhante. Furada historica. Apagão. Even if you don’t speak Portuguese, it’s easy to understand the extremely bleak front pages across Brazil this morning after the national team’s 7-1 humilhação against Germany in the World Cup semifinal. The host nation’s shame is palpable — and also kind of depressing — whether or not you know what the words mean. The visuals make clear it was more than a loss, it was o major fiasco da história.

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Meanwhile, in Germany: They’re speechless.

17 Extremely Sad Brazilian Newspaper Front Pages