Brazil vs. Croatia: 6 Things We Learned

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Brazil vs. Croatia: 6 Things We Learned
Thanassis Stavrakis/Associated Press

Brazil got their 2014 World Cup campaign off to a flying start on Thursday evening with a 3-1 victory over Croatia in Sao Paulo. However, it was a clash tinged with some controversy.

Neymar, though, eventually grabbed the headlines, as many had predicted, but was given a helping hand in doing so by the referee who failed to show him a red card in the first half and who generously awarded a penalty in the second half.

So what did we learn from the opening game in Sao Paulo?

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