World Cup Opening Ceremony Live: The battle line has been drawn as the 32 best teams from the planet are all set to fight it out in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia from Thursday. Some of the finest talents and legends of the game will be showcasing their skills on the football pitch.
The tournament is expected to see some great skills and fabulous goals as the tournament progresses. The last team standing tall will go onto achieve their dream of lifting the title, while others will be hoping to do the same next time around. The opening game between host Russia and Saudi Arabia.
FIFA World Cup 2018 opening ceremony kick off time? FIFA World Cup 2018 opening ceremony will kick off at 6:30 pm IST.
The opening ceremony of the mega event will take place in front of 80,000 people at the Luzhniki Stadium on June 14 and is expected to be approximately 30 minutes long with 500 local performers. Brazil football legend Ronaldo will also be a part of opening ceremony.
The opening ceremony will witness Will Smith and Nicky Jam performing the FIFA World Cup 2018 official song ‘Live It Up’. Apart from the two, Robbie Williams and Russian operatic soprano Aida Garifullina will also perform at the mega-event.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko will travel to Moscow at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin to attend the 2018 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony and first match at Moscow Stadium Luzhniki on 14 June, spokeswoman for the Belarusian president Natalya Eismont told BelTA. As it was reported, the Russian capital will host a number of foreign leaders for the FIFA World Cup opening ceremony. The FIFA World Cup will be held in 11 Russian cities from 14 June to 15 July.
The four-year wait is finally over: The 2018 World Cup is here, and national teams from every corner of the globe are ready to showcase their talents on the pitch.
Germany is aiming to defend their 2014 title, while contenders Brazil and Spain are looking to return to glory. But before the action starts the world will turn its eyes to the opening ceremony in Moscow at Luzhniki Stadium.
Singer Robbie Williams is slated to perform at the event, which will precede the opening match of the tournament between Russia and Saudi Arabia.
Football fever is on as FIFA world cup is going to start from June 14, but before the match opening ceremony event is going to grab every ones eyeball. The event will take place at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. It is the biggest stadium in the country with a capacity of 81,000. The opening ceremony will start at 6:30 PM IST on June 14, Thursday on Sony Network. The event however will be live streamed on Sony LIV app.
Many global stars are going to perform at the ceremony, Will Smith and Nicky Jam will perform on the official song of the tournament ‘Live It Up’. Apart from them Global music icon Robbie Williams and Russian operatic soprano Aida Garifullina will entertain millions of people around the world.
The host country, Russia will take on Saudi Arabia in the opening game which is going to kick off after the opening ceremony.
Known as “Achilles”, it is a deaf, white cat and was said to have predicted the winners accurately during the 2017 Confederations Cup, according to the BBC.
For the opening game between Russia and Saudi Arabia today, the furry feline has picked the home team to emerge victorious.
The BBC said Achilles selects winners by picking from two bowls of food which have been marked with flags from the teams playing.
With the game set to kick off at 11pm (Malaysian time) later, we’ll just wait and see if our little furry creature will be able to match Paul the Octopus’ predicting skills.
The star attraction for this world cup would be Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Neymar Jr., Mesut Özil, Mo Salah and many more.