Can you name the Brazil XI from their 7-1 loss to Germany at WC 2014?

Quizzes
Brazil's David Luiz looks dejected after their FIFA World Cup defeat to Germany at Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte, July 2014.

Brazil’s 7-1 defeat against Germany in the 2014 World Cup semi-final remains one of the most shocking scorelines ever – but can you name the starting XI that represented Brazil on that infamous night in Belo Horizonte?

The hosts of the 2014 World Cup had experienced an emotional roller-coaster while reaching the last four. Brazil needed penalties to get past Chile in the last 16 while their quarter-final victory over Colombia was largely down to the systematic fouling of James Rodriguez.

Germany had been the better side during the competition, spanking Portugal in the group stages and eliminating France in the quarter-finals, and were perhaps warm favourites before the clash in Belo Horizonte. But nobody could have predicted what would happen next.

Thomas Muller opened the floodgates with a controlled finish and, at the half-hour mark, Germany were leading 5-0. Against Brazil. In a World Cup semi-final. In Brazil.

Substitute Andre Schurrle added two more goals against demoralised opponents before Brazil scored the most meaningless consolation goal imaginable just before full-time

It remains known, simply, as the ‘7-1’ but can you remember the Brazilian starting XI from that match? The time from the Planet Office office to beat is 01:09.

Plus once you’ve done that, why not see if you can try to name every country to compete at a FIFA World Cup.

Plus, if you’ve not already, sign up for a Planet Sport account to access hints for those tricky answers, to reveal the ones you’ve missed, and to register your score on the leaderboard. Registering is free, fast, and gets you access to old articles as well as site personalisation and competitions.

Good luck, and don’t forget to tweet us your score at @planetfutebol.


More quizzes

Can you name Brazil’s XI from the 2002 World Cup final vs Germany?

Can you name every Brazilian to score 10+ Champions League goals?