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A European Model Named Marcello Caught Hell For Marcelo's Own Goal

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See that guy chilling with a dolphin? His name is Marcello (Ferri). He's a European model. There's also a player on Brazil's World Cup squad named Marcelo (Vieira). In today's opening match against Croatia, Marcelo scored an own goal. Angry Brazil fans with no regard for spelling took out their frustrations on Twitter, and guess who was caught in the crossfire?

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The rest of this story can essentially be told in poor Marcello's frustrated tweets.

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Marcelo did not score for Brazil in the match, and though Brazil ended up winning, 3-1, Marcello still dealt with mad fans.

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Finally, despair.

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Poor Marcello.

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