There is no way around it. Tuesday's 7-1 Germany World Cup semifinal victory over Brazil was a smackdown. On the biggest stage, the world witnessed a drudging of the host nation.
In Brazil, the tabloids lashed out at the national team. In Germany, the celebrations are prevalent, as the country prepares to cheer its team in its first World Cup final since 2002.
Radio Bayern 3, 99.5 FM in Munich, summed the match up in ten seconds:
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