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Cape Town - Japanese fans were left in tears following their side's stunning elimination from the Soccer World Cup on Monday night.
In one of the most emotion-filled World Cup matches you are ever likely to see, the underdogs surrendered a 2-0 second half lead to go down 3-2 to Belgium in their last 16 clash at Rostov Arena.
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The scenes that followed were nothing short of heart-wrenching.
Our friends at Getty Images were at the ground, and some of the images that came out in the minutes following the final whistle were too good not to share.
Below some of the very best images.
WARNING: They do not make for pretty viewing if you were backing the Japanese!