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Nightmare start for Marcelo, Brazil

Brazil's Marcelo scored the first goal of the World Cup but it was an own-goal against Croatia. Photo by: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

Brazil's Marcelo scored the first goal of the World Cup but it was an own-goal against Croatia. Photo by: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

Published Jun 12, 2014

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Brazil's Marcelo scored the first goal of the World Cup but it was an own-goal against Croatia.

Marcelo's moment of horror came in the 11th minute when he diverted Ivica Olic's cross past Julio Cesar in the Brazil goal. – AFP

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