Brazil Humiliated in World Cup
(Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Vandals took to the streets in cities across Brazil following Germany’s 7-1 trouncing of the national team in the World Cup semifinals, torching buses and committing other violent acts.OK
In Belo Horizonte, the host city for Tuesday’s game, 12 people were arrested after fights broke out in bars and streets in the Savassi neighborhood, a popular tourist destination.
Police removed fans from Mineirao Stadium, where the game was played, when they tried to destroy public property.
Unidentified individuals in Sao Paulo, where residents had been preparing to celebrate a Brazilian victory at FanFest and other events, set fire to 15 buses in the garage of a transport firm, the city’s SPTrans municipal transportation agency said.