What the Facts
1. Brazil hasn't lost a game in their home stadium since 1975.
2. The 7-1 is the largest ever margin of victory in a FIFA World Cup semi-final.
3. It took 51 minutes for Brazil to have a shot on target.
4. Tony Kroos scored two goals in just 69 seconds – the fastest the same player has ever scored twice in a World Cup finals match.
5. Miroslav Klose became the highest scoring footballer at World Cup Finals of all time.
6. Germany advance to their eighth World Cup Final. Surpassing Brazil (7).
7. With 35.6 million Tweets, #BRA v #GER is the most-discussed single sports game ever on Twitter.
8. The scoreline was so exceptional that the BBC had a quick flashback to the vidiprinter of the sixties and seventies, and felt they had to spell out the scoreline for confused viewers.