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World Cup: The best photos from July 8

Updated 1434 GMT (2234 HKT) July 9, 2014
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A Brazil fan reacts as she watches the World Cup semifinal match between Germany and Brazil on Tuesday, July 8, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Germany advanced to the final with an astonishing 7-1 victory over the host nation. YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images
Brazil's Thiago Silva, right, consoles teammate David Luiz after the match. Silva, Brazil's captain, had been suspended and couldn't play. Jamie McDonald/Getty Images
The stadium's scoreboard after the match. CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images
Germany fans in Berlin celebrate their team's seventh goal. JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images
Brazil's Oscar, right, scores his team's only goal late in the second half. They were down 7-0 at the time. Francois Xavier Marit/Pool/Getty Images
German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger controls the ball. FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT/AFP/Getty Images
German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer dives for the ball. ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
Brazilian midfielder Paulinho attempts an overhead kick. VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images
David Luiz looks on after Germany's sixth goal. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
Brazilian goalkeeper Julio Cesar reacts after failing to stop a shot. FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT/AFP/POOL/Getty Images
Andre Schuerrle scores Germany's seventh goal. It was his second of the game. Michael Steele/Getty Images
Julio Cesar shows his dejection after conceding the sixth goal. Lars Baron/FIFA/Getty Images
Neuer lies on the grass in the penalty box. FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT/AFP/POOL/Getty Images
A Brazil fan watches the match on television in Rio de Janeiro. TASSO MARCELO/AFP/Getty Images
Germany fans celebrate a goal in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. JAIME REINA/AFP/Getty Images
Brazil fans are devastated while watching the first half on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro. Mario Tama/Getty Images
Brazil's Marcelo reacts after a German goal. Martin Rose/Getty Images
Germany fans celebrate a goal while watching the match in New York. Andrew Burton/Getty Images
German players celebrate their fifth goal. Jamie McDonald/Getty Images
Brazilian players Oscar and Fred hang their heads after a German goal. Martin Rose/Getty Images
Toni Kroos of Germany, left, celebrates scoring the third goal of the game. Jamie McDonald/Getty Images
Neuer, left, separates Thomas Mueller of Germany and Hulk of Brazil. Michael Steele/Getty Images
Miroslav Klose celebrates scoring his team's second goal against Brazil. The goal made Klose the all-time leading scorer in World Cup history. Robert Cianflone/Getty Images
Klose and David Luiz compete for the ball. Francois Xavier Marit - Pool/Getty Images
Brazilian defender Dante, left, fights off Germany's Sami Khedira. GABRIEL BOUYS/afp/getty images
Mueller celebrates after scoring the first goal of the game. GABRIEL BOUYS/afp/getty images
Oscar challenges Schweinsteiger. Felipe Dana - Pool/Getty Images
Hulk shields the ball from Schweinsteiger and German defender Jerome Boateng. Buda Mendes/Getty Images
Julio Cesar, left, and David Luiz hold a Neymar jersey as they sing the national anthem prior to kickoff. Neymar was injured in the quarterfinals and couldn't continue to play in the tournament. Buda Mendes/Getty Images
Brazil head coach Luiz Felipe Scolari, left, and German head coach Joachim Loew hug prior to the match. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
Germany fans watch during a public viewing at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images
Fans wear masks of Neymar's face prior to the match. See the best World Cup photos from July 5 Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images