FIFA World Cup 2018 Opening Ceremony kicks off in Russia
One of the most awaited football championships, FIFA finally kicked off with a grand opening ceremony in Russia. Russia is hosting the World Cup this time with over 80,000 people watching the match live in the stadium. The host nations’ President, Vladimir Putin green flagged the tournament.
Russia will reportedly spend more than 13 billion dollars in organizing the football tournament. The country had made arrangements of the stadium along with for audience and sportsmen as well. Its the largest event Russia hosting after more than 3 decades, last time it hosted 1980 Moscow summer Olympics and now again Moscow is hosting one of the largest tournament in the world.
Apart from controversies in domestic scandals, tournament finally kicked off in full page with all the energy and pride. Alexei Navalny, who was arrested for opposing the views of the current government was also released before starting off the tournament. Luzhniki Stadium of Moscow got a complete renewal with advanced facilities and refurbishment to handle more crowd.
Thousands of Saudi Fans could be spotted on the roads to watch the first match of their country. It was a moment for FIFA fans to cheer up their favorite country in the stadium. While the excitement was building up in the stadium, British pop star Robbie Williams spotted performing the opening ceremony with his cheerful performance.
Where to watch FIFA World Cup Live Streaming
There are various ways to catch the world Cup live depending on your geographical location, the popular ways are Sony Ten 2 (India), ITV (UK), FS1 (USA), BeIN Sports (Middle East and Africa).
Top teams of FIFA World cup will be playing this weekend in Russia. Brazil, Germany and other champion teams of World Cups will be facing each other in weekend tournaments. Germany won their fourth World Cup in Brazil four years ago. While FIFA star Lionel Messi lost his golden chance of scoring the best four years ago and this time the game is going to be tough for Germans as well.