Brazil vs Croatia: Live Score, Highlights for World Cup 2014 Opening Game

Ken Chin@@thekenchinSocial Media StaffJune 12, 2014

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Brazil lived up to its billing as a favorite to win the World Cup by defeating Croatia 3-1. 

Neymar found the back of the net twice, the first on an accurate long-range shot and the second on a penalty. However, the penalty will be talked about for some time, as the referee award Fred a foul after some very soft contact in the box.

The World Cup continues tomorrow as defending champion Spain takes on the Netherlands. 

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