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Bollywood in shock

Bollywood stars are devastated after Brazil’s shocking ouster from the FIFA World Cup.

entertainment Updated: Jul 04, 2010 03:22 IST

Bollywood stars are devastated after Brazil’s shocking ouster from the FIFA World Cup

Unbelievable!”, “Don’t feel like watching football anymore”, “I’m shattered”... Bollywood’s biggest stars could not get over their disappointment on Friday night, when their favourite team — Brazil — was thrown out of the FIFA World Cup in a shocking defeat to the Netherlands.

“Can’t believe what’s happening, it’s unbelievable,” wrote actor Sanjay Dutt on Twitter. “Federer out from Wimbledon, Brazil from World Cup … Don’t feel like watching any more football! Brazil out! Oh! heartbreaking,” wrote Amitabh Bachchan, who had been rooting for Brazil and Argentina.

Abhishek Bachchan, a hardcore Brazil fan, was shattered. “Still SHATTERED!!!!! but MUST give the Netherlands their due. They played their hearts out...Brazil got robbed,” tweeted Abhishek.

“Shocked at Brazil’s defeat! This world cup is truly outrageously shocking,” posted Jiah Khan. “Brazil out???????!!!!!!!,” posted filmmaker Kunal Kohli. “Omggg did you ever imagine this?Unbelievable,” posted actress Sameera Reddy. “That’s a HUGE upset,” said Lara Dutta.

Cricketer Zaheer Khan was also devastated. “Can’t believe Brazil is out after being 1-0 in the first half!”, he said. Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi wrote, “In South Africa, What an upset. Great game. Brazil crashes.”

The only person who seemed happy was actress Neha Dhupia who wrote, “Wow! Soccer... the way I like it! Happy cause it gets easier for Argentina to pick up the cup!!!”

First Published: Jul 03, 2010 16:51 IST