Worldcup 2018: Robbie and Ronaldo Williams Celebrity in opening ceremony

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British singer Robbie Williams and also Brazil legend Ronaldo got the 2018 World Cup in Russia Underway together with all the launching ceremony in Moscow.

Williams conducted a series of his strikes, joined by Russian soprano Aida Garifullina, before the hosts’ opening 5-0 success over Saudi Arabia.

Ronaldo dummied the opening kick, and making it possible for a young child to maneuver the ball to mascot Zabivaka.

Russian president Vladimir Putin subsequently gave a language at the Luzhniki Stadium.

“We are really happy to sponsor the worldcup inside our state,” he explained.

“Soccer is loved . Russia is still an open, hospitable and friendly country”

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