The blow out in Belo Horizonte began like a nightmare for host nation Brazil. The team who have not lost on their home soil in nearly 40 years, surrendered FIVE goals in a span of thirty minutes. The scoring began with 2010 World Cup Golden Boot Winner, Thomas Mueller scoring his 5th goal of the tournament:

Ten minutes later, it followed with the momentous goal of the tournament. Germany’s Miroslav Klose scored his World Cup record breaking 16th goal, making him the leading goal scorer in World Cup History. In a twist of fate, with the goal he passed Brazil’s Ronaldo who scored the winning goal against Germany in the 2002 World Cup Final the last time these two teams played in the World Cup.

 

Then the flood gates opened…

And then Toni Kroos scored again:

 

 

 

Not to feel left out, Germany’s Sami Khedira got in on the action:

To quote Anchorman’s Ron Burgundy, “Boy, that escalated quickly…” Let’s see if there’s any more goal scoring in the second half.