Brazil Beat Croatia 3×1 in World Cup Opener: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Seleção (Brazil national team) got their FIFA World Cup campaign off to a winning start yesterday, overcoming Croatia 3-1 at the Arena Corinthians in São Paulo. Brazil were given a fright after falling behind, but a majestic performance from Chelsea playmaker Oscar helped pull them through.

As the players lined up for the national anthems prior to kick-off there were clear emotions on their . . .

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