As the tourists head to the airport,a chastened Brazil is left to pick up the pieces. Freelance writer Django Merope Synge reports from Rio.
Aaaand that’s a wrap. World Cup 2014 Brazil is done. This Cup that has thrilled like no other in recent memory, that broke almost every record there is. The champions are Germany, winning 1-0 over Argentina at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro early this morning (AEST).