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Holland ends Brazilian samba at World Cup

Holland ends Brazilian samba at World Cup
Brazil's striker Luis Fabiano (2ndR) shoots the ball past Netherlands' defender Andre Ooijer (R) during the 2010 World Cup quarter-final football match Netherlands vs. Brazil on July 2, 2010 at Nelson Mandela Bay stadium in Port Elizabeth.(Getty Images)
Holland ends Brazilian samba at World Cup
Felipe Melo and Julio Cesar of Brazil jump to defend a cross from Wesley Sneijder of the Netherlands which results in an own goal by Melo during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Quarter Final match between Netherlands and Brazil. (Getty Images)
Holland ends Brazilian samba at World Cup
Brazil's goalkeeper Julio Cesar (L, down) makes a save as Netherlands' striker Robin van Persie (L, front), Netherlands' midfielder Wesley Sneijder (R) and Brazil's defender Juan look on during the 2010 World Cup quarter final Netherlands vs Brazil. (Getty Images)
Holland ends Brazilian samba at World Cup
Netherlands' midfielder Wesley Sneijder (C, R) scores past Brazil's goalkeeper Julio Cesar (L) during the 2010 World Cup quarter-final football match Netherlands vs. Brazil on July 2, 2010 at Nelson Mandela Bay stadium in Port Elizabeth. (Getty Images)
Holland ends Brazilian samba at World Cup
Netherlands battled back from a goal down to beat ten-man Brazil 2-1 on Friday and secure a place in the World Cup semi-finals. (Getty Images)
Holland ends Brazilian samba at World Cup
Brazil's midfielder Felipe Melo (R) reacts after scoring an own goal past Brazil's goalkeeper Julio Cesar (3rdR) during the 2010 World Cup quarter-final football match Netherlands vs. Brazil on July 2, 2010 at Nelson Mandela Bay stadium in Port Elizabeth. (Getty Images)
Holland ends Brazilian samba at World Cup
Meanwhile, Uruguay entered the semi-finals after playing Ghana in the other match of the day. Seen here, Uruguay's goalkeeper Fernando Muslera (1) catches the ball in front of Ghana's defender John Mensah (L) during the 2010 World Cup quarter final Uruguay vs Ghana on July 2, 2010 at Soccer City stadium in Soweto, suburb of Johannesburg. Uruguay won 4-2 on penalty shots.(Getty Images)
Holland ends Brazilian samba at World Cup
Uruguay's striker Luis Suarez (L) stops the ball with the hand leading to a red card and a penalty for Ghana during the extra-time of 2010 World Cup quarter-final match Uruguay vs. Ghana on July 2, 2010 at AFP Soccer City stadium in Soweto, suburban Johannesburg. (Getty Images)
Holland ends Brazilian samba at World Cup
Uruguay's goalkeeper Fernando Muslera. (Getty Images)
Holland ends Brazilian samba at World Cup
Uruguay's striker Sebastian Abreu (L) scores past Ghana's goalkeeper Richard Kingson to win the 2010 World Cup quarter-final football match Uruguay vs. Ghana on July 2, 2010 at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg. Uruguay qualified for the semi-finals. (Getty Images)