Soccer fans in NYC watch World Cup

Soccer fans on West 46th Street in Manhattan, aka Little Brazil Street, watch the first match of the World Cup, Brazil vs. Croatia, on Thursday, June 12, 2014. They talked about their excitement for their favorite teams, love of the sport and shared emotions as Brazil beats Croatia, 3-1. (Credit: Newsday/ Chris Ware and Casey Musarra)

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