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Video: Croats hope to stun hosts Brazil in World Cup opener

© Photo: FRANCE 24

Video by Laurent ROUY

Latest update : 2014-06-12

As Brazil prepares to host the opening game of the 2014 World Cup on Thursday, football fans in Croatia are hopeful their team will defy the odds and stage a memorable upset in Sao Paulo.

Click on the player above to watch our report from Zagreb and follow live coverage of the World Cup opener on our liveblog, starting at 9pm Paris time (GMT+1).

Date created : 2014-06-12

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