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Portuguese fans 2006

In Berlin, a weeping Portugal fan watches her side lose 1-0 to France in the semifinals. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Saddest faces of World Cup fans

Dreams are fragile at the World Cup, which only takes place every four years. In this gallery of photos, soccer fans deal with disappointment of global proportions.

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