Watch Brazil vs Croatia and the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony live on ITV

Brazil will look to star forward Neymar to inspire their World Cup campaign. Photo: PA

Adrian Chiles presents coverage of the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony from the Arena de Sao Paulo, followed by the first match between hosts Brazil and Croatia.

Studio analysis comes from Lee Dixon, Patrick Vieira, a World Cup winner with France in 1998, and Fabio Cannavaro, who lifted the trophy with Italy in 2006.

Match commentary is by Clive Tyldesley and Andy Townsend. The show will include the latest news from the England camp on the eve of their opening match against Italy.

The stunning new Arena Corinthians will host the 2014 World Cup's opening match. Credit: PA

How to watch:

• Live coverage kicks off on Thursday 12th June at 7pm on ITV and on ITV Player (desktop/iOS).

• You can also watch along on for in-match video clips, match commentary and live Opta stats.

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