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World's media react to favourites crashing out...

The Brazilian media and the world's press have reacted to the Selecao's surprise exit from World Cup 2010 following their 2-1 defeat to the Netherlands in Friday's quarter-final.

Brazil took an early lead through Robinho and seemed to be on their way to the semi-final, but an own goal by Felipe Melo and a Wesley Sneijder winner turned the tables.

The glue that was holding Brazil together then disolved 12 minutes before full-time, as Melo received a red card for a stamp on Arjen Robben.

And despite the loss, which saw goalkeeper Julio Cesar in tears post-match, most of Brazil's national media adopted a conciliary tone after the game.

This is what they said in Brazil:

Globo: Brazil out of WC with Netherlands upset

Globo then added: An undigestible orange for Brazil

Globo despair

: Goodbye World Cup...

Lancenet: Brasil beats its head and are out of the World Cup... until 2014

Yahoo: 'Hexas' Dream Over

On your bike| Melo is sent off

The rest of the world's media also reacted:

French paper L'Equipe led with: Netherlands samba

Record went with: A clockwork orange; Brazil's run ends

Il Corriere Dello Sport
: Shock as Brazil are ousted, disaster Felipe Melo

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