The German anthem plays out, and now the Brazilian - the players hold aloft a Neymar shirt.
These teams have only met once at a World Cup, the 2002 Final (2-0 to Brazil). Miroslav Klose is the only player on either roster who appeared in that game.
The Brazilian theme finishes, but as always, the singing doesn't - that is LOUD..
Hammin, I believe it was a black shirt. I'll double-check for you, though you can't be wrong.
Captains David Luiz and Philipp Lahm shake hands with referee Marco Rodriguez, and we're almost ready to go.
wy, I'm going Germany 2-1.
I think Germany are the better team, but I think Brazil are going to win 2-1.
COME ON! JUST START ALREADY!
Though Bernard is a bit of an unknown, the other Brazilian lineup replacement is pretty familiar to Germany. Dante is teammates at Bayern Munich with seven members of Die Mannschaft.
KICK-OFF! Brazil 0-0 Germany
Bernard appears to be playing through the centre.
Brazil are in yellow shirts, blue shirts and white socks, while Germany play in the change strip of red and black, by the way.
I think it's Bernard. It could be one of the mascots
Early corner for Brazil as Bastian Schweinsteiger can't keep the ball in play after Maicon goes on a run down the flank.
2" - Mesut Ozil loses his footing and Brazil are pressing well early doors here, seeing plenty if the ball - encouraging from the hosts.