Video: How Brazil's World Cup dream turned into a nightmare

The script had the happiest of dream endings, of course: Brazil, led by poster boy Neymar, would win the World Cup in Rio on Sunday 13th July. And even though Felipe Scolari's obviously flawed side (Fred up front!) failed to shine, somehow Brazil found a way out of Group A and into the last four.

But when Neymar fell in the quarter-finals, one nation's dream soon turned into a vivid nightmare: a 7-1 thrashing by Germany, played out in front of the whole world…

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Watch Brazil vs Holland World Cup third-place playoff live on ITV

Can Brazil restore some pride after the semi-final nightmare in Belo Horizonte?

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Matt Smith is joined by Martin O'Neill, Glenn Hoddle and Ian Wright for live coverage of the World Cup play-off for third place from the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia.

Hosts Brazil are still reeling from their shock 7-1 semi-final drubbing by Germany. Now, Luiz Felipe Scolari's team will be expected to restore some national pride in their final match of the tournament. For their part, Holland need to overcome the disappointment of an agonising semi-final defeaton penalties by Argentina.