The event that is often referred to as “The Greatest Sporting Event in the World”, no I’m not talking about the Miss Universe contest, is the Fifa World Cup. Today is the official start of the 2014 World Cup hosted by Brazil. The pressure is on for Team Brazil because there is a chance to become legends by winning a World Cup on your home field. Brazil as the host nation is giving then nod today to host the first game vs. Croatia. Here’s the preview of Team Brazil from ESPN.
Not many people are picking Croatia today to do better than tie Brazil, but anything can happen in the World Cup, except the United States performing well of course. Here’s the Men in Blazers from ESPN FC discussing the opportunity Croatia has to shock the world in the opening game of The World Cup 2014.
Hidden Remote’s unscientific prediction for the World Cup often hinges on population. Normally go with the bigger country when you have no idea who will win the match. Let’s go with Brazil winning the game 3-0.
Date: Thursday, June 12th
Episode Title: World Cup 2014 Brazil vs. Croatia
Start Time: 4:00 pm ET
Online Stream: ESPN3.com