We all know the score - Germany 7 Brazil 1.
And the winner?
The fictional little Andy created by Singapore’s National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG).
Poor little Andy had his entire savings taken by his Dad to bet on Germany to win the World Cup.
Now Andy and dad are just one match away from becoming a meme phenomenon.
You know your ad has failed big time when even the politicians are laughing at it.
Minister of State for Trade and Industry Teo Ser Luck
Teo, a Brazilian fan, retains his sense of humour.
Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin
And the best part?
This NCPG ad was the first ad seen by many Singaporeans during the semi-final half-time on Okto, when Germany was leading Brazil 5-0.
Top photo from here.