GIF: Brazil’s Marcelo Gifts Croatia Early World Cup Lead With Own Goal

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Brazil got off to the worst possible start in the opening game of the 2014 World Cup when it gave Croatia an early first-half lead thanks to an own goal by left back Marcelo.

After Croatia sent a low-driven cross into the penalty box, one of its forwards failed to put a quality attempt on the net. But the visitors got lucky when the ball deflected off the Real Madrid defender and past Brazilian goalkeeper Julio Cesar.

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