Twitter user Marcello gets a barrage of abuse after Marcelo’s own goal for Brazil [Tweets]

Thursday night wasn’t a good time for @Marcello to own his Twitter handle.

The Anglo-Italian social media user was abused by a ton of people online after his Real Madrid namesake scored an own goal to give Croatia a shock lead over Brazil in the World Cup opener.

The fan tweeted: “To all those hurling abuse at me for scoring an own goal, please re-direct your anger to @12MarceloV. Thank you”.

That tweet instantly went viral.

Read the tweets below.

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