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Brazil-Croatia: The controversial call

Thursday's World Cup opener between Brazil and Croatia had plenty of excitement, and a little controversy.

With the match tied at one in the 72nd minute, Fred made a move for the ball in the Croatia penalty area. Dejan Lovren appeared to not make much contact with Fred, but Japanese referee Yuichi Nishimura awarded Brazil a questionable penalty that Neymar converted in the 71st minute, giving the host nation 2-1 up in what turned into a 3-1 victory over Croatia.

What did you think of the controversial call? Vote here to weigh in!

There was plenty of reaction from the interwebs:

Watch the actual call:

And then, Neymar gets his chance for Brazil:

And there was much rejoicing! In Brazil ...

Neymar was satisfied with the win ...

But Croatia coach Niko Kovac was not.

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