The nation of Brazil was stunned by its beloved Selecao’s incredible collapse at the World Cup, where it was soundly and thoroughly thrashed by Germany, 7-1. Even worse, the suddenly inept Brazilian soccer team become the butt of real-time marketing jokes by brands.
To the replay!
Stunned children are apparently #priceless. MasterCard might see a surge in popularity in Rio.
— Visa (@Visa) July 8, 2014
Dunno if that would have been enough.
— Red Bull (@redbull) July 8, 2014
DiGiorno goes the pop culture route with a cheap one.
— DiGiorno Pizza (@DiGiornoPizza) July 8, 2014
Ah, German engineering.
— Volkswagen USA (@VW) July 8, 2014
And more German engineering.
— AUDI AG (@Audi_Online) July 8, 2014
Not the wurst we’ve seen, dog. Not the best either.
Well, this is wurst case scenario for Brazil. #BrazilvsGermany
— Tesco (@Tesco) July 8, 2014
Uh-oh, football fight.
— Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) July 8, 2014
Even the porn people got in on the action.
If I wanted to see a Brazilian gang-bang I would just go on Pornhub. #BrazilvsGermany
— Pornhub Katie (@Pornhub) July 8, 2014
Kudos to this German radio station for not settling for a tweet.