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The World Cup Got Off To A Super Sad Start For Brazil

An own goal in the opening game? Not the start the home country wanted.

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With the eyes of the world — and the expectations of a nation — upon them, Brazil fell behind 1-0 in the 11th minute against Croatia thanks to an own goal.

Twitter and Vine had a lot to say about this:

World Cup 2014 is the first edition in World Cup history to open the scoring with an own goal.

World Cup 2014@WorldCupPosts

World Cup 2014 is the first edition in World Cup history to open the scoring with an own goal.

4:19 PM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Well Done Marcelo. First Ever #OwnGoal By Brazil in WC. #OpeningCeremony #CafeRio #FootBallFever #BrazilvsCroatia

Sir Ravindra Jadeja@SirJadeja

Well Done Marcelo. First Ever #OwnGoal By Brazil in WC. #OpeningCeremony #CafeRio #FootBallFever #BrazilvsCroatia

4:25 PM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The #WorldCup2014 logo was very prescient. #firstgoal #owngoal #BrazilvsCroatia

Morgan Sim@morganmsim

The #WorldCup2014 logo was very prescient. #firstgoal #owngoal #BrazilvsCroatia

4:29 PM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Trying to explain the first goal today. #WorldCup #OwnGoal #BraVsCro

Simione Taufalele@SimiLeka

Trying to explain the first goal today. #WorldCup #OwnGoal #BraVsCro

4:22 PM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The memes have started #BrazilvsCroatia #Marcelo #OwnGoal

Ikonik Digital @iam_ikonik

The memes have started #BrazilvsCroatia #Marcelo #OwnGoal

4:18 PM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

This is the face you make when you score an #OwnGoal in front of the home crowd to open #WorldCup #BRAvsCRO #Marcelo

Kirk Gimenez@KirkGimenez

This is the face you make when you score an #OwnGoal in front of the home crowd to open #WorldCup #BRAvsCRO #Marcelo

4:21 PM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Someone tell him, he is playing for yellow team, not for red and white. #OwnGoal #Fifa2014

Ahsan Masood Tanoli@AhsanTanoli

Someone tell him, he is playing for yellow team, not for red and white. #OwnGoal #Fifa2014

4:14 PM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

As we speak..Marcelo.. #caferio #worldcup #BrazilvsCroatia #owngoal

George Kora@GeorgeKora

As we speak..Marcelo.. #caferio #worldcup #BrazilvsCroatia #owngoal

4:28 PM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Marcelo is now a victim of the internet lol #Brazil2014 #Marcelo #OwnGoal

Ikonik Digital @iam_ikonik

Marcelo is now a victim of the internet lol #Brazil2014 #Marcelo #OwnGoal

4:23 PM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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