This was not the start that Brazil wanted.
In the opening match of the 2014 World Cup, the host nation gifted an unlikely 1-0 lead to Croatia with a shocking own goal. Brazil defender Marcelo knocked a Croatia cross into his own net in the 11th minute.
Neymar would bail out his teammate in the 29th minute with game-tying strike. The teams would head into halftime deadlocked, 1-1.
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