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Cheer Up, Brazil: Here Are 7 Other Infamous Sports Blowouts

The Seleção got hammered by Germany in the World Cup, but plenty of other sports teams have also suffered abject humiliation

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Brazil’s loss to Germany in Tuesday’s World Cup game was a defeat of epic proportions. The 7-1 loss is the largest margin of defeat in the tournament’s semi-finals history.

To be fair though, lopsided scorelines sometimes happen. Just ask the dozens of professional teams who’ve been blown out in the past. Even the Miami Heat, one of the NBA’s current powerhouses, has a stain on their name; in 1991, they lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers 148-80. It’s a blowout record they hold, still.

So in an effort to ease the hearts of Brazil fans, here are 7 other teams who’ve lost in infamous blowouts.

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