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The best jokes from Brazil 3-1 Croatia as the World Cup begins

The best jokes from Brazil 3-1 Croatia as the World Cup begins and Neymar gets 2 goals
2 GOALS: Neymar (Image: Joel’s Goa Pics)

A collection of the best jokes from Brazil 3-1 Croatia, as the hosts survive a scare in the the first game of the 2014 World Cup.

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The Brazilians overcame a tricky challenge from Niko Kovač’s side in an enthralling game that didn’t go entirely to plan for the host nation.

An own goal and some controversial refereeing decisions provided much to discuss.

Don’t miss out on the best jokes from Brazil 3-1 Croatia:

That was Marcelo's SELFIE. #OwnGoal #BrazilvsCroatia

— Shirish Kunder (@ShirishKunder) June 12, 2014

To all those hurling abuse at me for scoring an own goal, please re-direct your anger to @12MarceloV. Thank you

— Marcello (@Marcello) June 12, 2014

If Hulk scores an overhead kick from 30 yards, would he be Incredible Hul…ah forget it.. #BrazilvsCroatia

— Des Cahill (@sportsdes) June 12, 2014

Ref: 10 yards lads Players: aaah ref?! Ref: right I've had enough if u want to behave like children *reaches for spray can #BrazilvsCroatia

— Jason Bradshaw (@JBradshawLLB) June 12, 2014

Leonardo DiCaprio heard that there was an Oscar in the stadium. pic.twitter.com/rf5XA8qooO

— Will Mckenzie (@WiIlMckenzie) June 12, 2014

Mourinho be watching Oscar like… pic.twitter.com/2WUAjpIQy0

— TweetChelseaFC (@TweetChelseaFC) June 12, 2014

"I wish this game had more vuvuzelas," said approximately no one watching the #WorldCup2014. #BrazilvsCroatia

— Melissa Dilber (@mlxa) June 12, 2014

Meet Brazil's deadly strikeforce Hulk and Fred #BrazilvsCroatia pic.twitter.com/sAfrA07NEj

— HuffPostUK Pictures (@HuffPostUKPics) June 12, 2014

Really leaving his NeyMARk on this game! #DeadJokes #BrazilvsCroatia

— Tobi (@Tobjizzle) June 12, 2014

Pitbull has performed better than this referee. #BrazilvsCroatia

— Boylesports (@Boylesports) June 12, 2014

This referee is having a Pitbull of a performance. #WorldCup #BrazilvsCroatia

— Holly Yako (@REALHollyYako) June 12, 2014

I remember that referee from somewhere.. #BrazilvsCroatia #itvworldcup pic.twitter.com/w6nmNkunMF

— Charles Bosco (@charlesbosco) June 12, 2014

Neymar and Oscar was great, but this man was the mvp for Brazil tonight. #BrazilvsCroatia pic.twitter.com/t4qygRtpyw

— Jon Snow (@JonSnowBastrd) June 12, 2014

The Croatians were robbed. This goes against every UKIP manifesto I have ever read. #BrazilvsCroatia

— The Idle Man (@The_Idle_Man) June 12, 2014

Opening World Cup game #BrazilvsCroatia referee Yuichi Nishimura returns to his FIFA paid for hotel room for a bath pic.twitter.com/p9qvXwBr98

— SD Ritchie (@sdritchie) June 12, 2014

Marcelo's excuse for that own goal #BrazilvsCroatia pic.twitter.com/LHSSnWa1He

— Express Football™ (@ExpressFootbal1) June 12, 2014

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