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Neymar's First World Cup Goal Gets Brazil Level With Croatia (VIDEO)

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SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JUNE 12: Neymar of Brazil celebrates scoring a first half goal with Marcelo and Hulk during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Brazil and Croatia at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 12, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images) | Buda Mendes via Getty Images

With Brazil reeling, Neymar stepped up.

Wearing the iconic yellow No. 10 shirt, Neymar got Brazil level with Croatia in the opening match of the 2014 World Cup with a goal in the 29th minute.

Croatia took a surprise 1-0 lead in the 11th minute thanks to a shocking own goal by Brazil defender Marcelo. The teams would remain tied, 1-1, heading into halftime.

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