After Brazil Loss David Luiz Cries, Apologizes to Fans in Super-Sad Interview — VIDEO
As Brazil advanced in its 2014 World Cup, protests from angry Brazilians over the Cup's incredible cost to the nation gave way to a feverish fandom — well, right up until Tuesday, when Brazil was absolutely trounced by Germany 7-1, breaking all kinds of records along the way. That loss led to a tearful post-game apology from Brazil's David Luiz, who could barely get his words out as he told Brazil the team was sorry for disappointing them.
According to hasty translations, here's what Luiz said in the brief post-game interview:
Luiz Felipe Scolari, roundly criticized for the team's catastrophic performance, also apologized for Brazil's loss and took full responsibility for it. "Who is responsible for the result?" a reporter asked in a news conference, to which Scolari responded:
He was more composed than Luiz when he said it, though:
The full video is below.
This is obviously a much sadder Vine than the one where a triumphant Luiz traded shirts with a tearful James Rodriguez of Colombia after Brazil ousted them in the quarterfinal.
Sorry. If you're wondering whether I will stop at nothing to disseminate that Vine far and wide whenever it is even mildly relevant, you are probably onto something.
After the game, Luiz got a tearful hug from sidelined player Thiago Silva, who was suspended after receiving two yellow cards in previous games.