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World Cup 2014: Croatian community in LA roots for their homeland team

by Josie Huang | Take Two

Three-year-olds Roko Bilan and Aiden Zuvich don the jerseys of the Croatian national team. Josie Huang/KPCC

The World Cup starts this afternoon at 1 PM with a match between host country Brazil and Croatia. Brazil is favored to win, but the Croatian community in Southern California still has hope.

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National pride is a big part of the World Cup, and as KPCC's Josie Huang found out, that may be even more the case for Croatia.

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