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If you’d just tuned in to the world’s most-watched sporting event for the first time Thursday, in time for the opening ceremony and the opening game, hosts Brazil versus plucky underdogs Croatia, you might be forgiven for thinking the World Cup is always this bizarre. But even those of us who’ve been around this block a few times were left a little slack-jawed by the day’s events.

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