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.