Neymar's brace, Hazard, Boateng and Balotelli tweets

The good and the great of the footballing world took to Twitter to experience the excitement, thrills, controversy and goals of the World Cup opening game between Brazil & Croatia

13.06.2014 09:58:53

The good and the great of the footballing world took to Twitter to experience the excitement, thrills, controversy and goals of the World Cup opening game between Brazil & Croatia The eyes of the world descended on Sao Paulo for the start of the World Cup as football's greatest competition kicked off on Thursday. The action began with a colourful opening ceremony before the main drama took over, with hosts Brazil taking on Croatia. The match began in disastrous fashion for the Selecao, as Marcelo netted past his own keeper, but a double from Neymar and a late strike from Oscar sealed the win. There was plenty of praise for the Barcelona star from his peers on Twitter, with almost every player glued to their TV screens to take in the World Cup opener. Check out the best of the remarks with the latest edition of Word on the Tweet... We Are One @JLo @ClaudiaLeitte @FIFAcom #dale pic.twitter.com/aJ31cJWfeK — Pitbull (@pitbull) June 12, 2014 I wish everyone a wonderful World Cup, played in a spirit of true fraternity. — Pope Francis (@Pontifex) June 12, 2014 SPIDER OR SNAKE?... Boredom strikes in the Australia camp Endlich geht's los! #WM2014 pic.twitter.com/9DmVk4c3nb — Manuel Neuer (@Manuel_Neuer) June 12, 2014 It's arrived - players and staff gather to watch the opening game of the #WorldCup #BRAvsCRO #3lions pic.twitter.com/AGAevD5ra0 — England (@england) June 12, 2014 Viendo el primer partido del mundial con el Káiser @Javi8martinez y @Guaje7Villa!!! #Brasil2014 #VivaEspana pic.twitter.com/7N5CKeLVIz — Juanfran Torres (@Juanfrantorres) June 12, 2014 The inevitable neymar #brasilcroatia #WorldCup2014 — Steven Defour (@Steven_Defour35) June 12, 2014 Fireworks going off everywhere after that goal! — Massimo Luongo (@MassLuongo) June 12, 2014 Crack! @neymarjr ! Hermano! Bravo! http://t.co/FWIA14EwQN — Mario Balotelli (@FinallyMario) June 12, 2014 Congratulation my bro @oscar11 for your goal. — Eden Hazard (@hazardeden10) June 12, 2014 Congratulations to #Brazil and good game of #Croatia #BRACRO — Jerome Boateng (@JB17Official) June 12, 2014 Brazil 3-1 Crotia Highlights and Goals
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Category : Internationals Brazil Croatia World Cup 2014