LUIZ FELIPE SCOLARY APOLOGIZES

Luiz Felipe Scolari apologised to the people of Brazil after they were humiliated 7-1 in the World Cup semi-final by Germany, reports dailymail.co.uk, accepting full responsibility for the “catastrophic” record defeat.

Brazil were 5-0 down at half-time after Thomas Muller, Miroslav Klose, Toni Kroos (2) and Sami Khedira scored in a remarkable 18 minute spell.

Andre Schurrle added two more after the break and Brazilian forward Oscar responded in the final minute as the host nation were booed off the field.

09.07.2014