Andres Escobar and 6 Famous World Cup Own Goals

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Andres Escobar and 6 Famous World Cup Own Goals
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Marcelo set host nation Brazil off on the wrong foot when turning the ball into his own net during the World Cup opener with Croatia.

The Samba stars recovered to win the game 3-1, as a nation—and probably Marcelo—breathed a collective sigh of relief.

Marcelo's unfortunate intervention prompted us to take a look back through the archives at some other own goals down the years.

Read on to see what we found.

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