World Cup fever has gripped the globe and nowhere more so than in the host nation Brazil. The pulses of all locals are at a fever pitch high. Everywhere you look there are Brazil flags fluttering in the wind. Wearing anything except for a yellow shirt is treason. Here is a small glimpse into the excitement the 2014 World Cup has brought this nation.
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For a look at the reaction inside of Arena de São Paulo where the opening game of the 2014 World Cup on July 12, 2014, in which Brazil won over Croatia 3:1 watch the following video of the only Croat in a 10 mile radius in a sea of yellow.
Here is a video from a São Paulo resident who filmed his neighborhood during the the game.
Croatia shocked the world and odds on favorites to win the 2014 World Cup Brazilians by taking an early 1-nil lead after Brazilian defender Marcelo scored an own goal off of a deflection. However, Brazil stormed back by scoring three straight goals for the win.
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The next matchup for the 2014 World Cup host name has Brazil facing Mexico on Tuesday, June 17th at 3pm EST. Click here for live game odds.