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Croatia Wins Against Brazil & Enters in World Cup Semifinal

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There’s been an epic upset at the World Cup in Qatar.

Croatia beat tournament favorite and #1 world ranked Brazil 1-1 (4-2) in a gut-wrenching penalty kick shootout.

Croatian goalkeeper Dominik Livaković, who  blocked the first kick, by Brazilian forward Rodrygo. From there, Croatia was successful on four straight shots. When veteran defender Marquinhos stepped up for Brazil’s fourth attempt, he needed to convert or the match was over. His shot hit the left post, and the Croatian team erupted in joy.

Meanwhile, Brazilian fans clad in the team’s iconic yellow jerseys stood in stunned silence. Their beloved, favored team suddenly was out of the World Cup.

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