Joy and sorrow of fans as Argentina defeats Netherlands

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Argentina soccer fans react as they watch a broadcast of the 2014 World Cup semi-final between Argentina and the Netherlands at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro

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With a place in the World Cup 2014 final up for grabs, fans rode an emotional rollercoaster as the Netherlands and Argentina matchup came down to a penalty shoot-out. Argentina fans soared to victory and celebrated in the streets, while Dutch fans were left heartbroken. See the contrasting fans’ reactions to the semifinal.

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