FIFA World Cup: Brazilians Celebrate Germany's Win Against Rivals Argentina

Germany defeated Argentina in a thrilling World Cup 2014 final. It gave several tear-eyed Brazilian fans a reason to cheer because of the Latin America rivalry.

updated: July 14, 2014 23:16 IST
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Brazilians were jeered by Argentina fans for their poor performance against Germany.


Rio de Janeiro: Brazilians bitter about their team's disastrous World Cup celebrated Argentina's defeat to Germany in the final Sunday by dancing and launching fireworks, relieved that their arch-rivals failed to triumph on their soil.

In Brasilia and Sao Paulo, fireworks exploded after Mario Goetze scored in extra-time to give the Germans a last-gasp victory at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium. (Did you know? Confident Germany had printed stamps before World Cup final)

At a bar near the stadium, Brazilians chanted "Cry! Cry! Argentina!" in a nod to the song "Don't cry for me Argentina."

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