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Louis Van Gaal Makes Inspired Substitution, The Internet Reacts

06/07/2014 09:47 BST | Updated 06/07/2014 09:59 BST

Tim Krul made the two saves that helped the Netherlands win their first ever World Cup penalty shootout against Costa Rica, but it was coach Louis van Gaal's decision to bring him on for Jasper Cillessen that made it possible.

Van Gaal proved he had brass balls - again - by withdrawing, and arguably humiliating, Dutch No.1 Cillessen when Krul emerged in the 121st minute in the Oranje's quarter-final. His Dutch managerial legacy effectively hinged on that substitution and Krul didn't let him down.

Here's how the internet reacted...