The World Cup is finally here and the opening match was a match of goals!
Russia, the host nation welcomed us all to the World Cup by giving Saudi Arabia a 5-Star performance.
Let’s run you through a couple of facts and instances you might have missed.
The opening ceremony wasn’t one that was that electrifying but a couple of things actually happened.
While Robbie Williams was performing, he did that… Yeah he actually flipped the middle finger.
Right after the opening goal, this picture was trending on social media.
Pres Puttin stretched his hand to shake the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Jose Mourinho was also spotted with the Pres of Russia.
Here are some tweets of the World Cup.
— Adrine D'mello (@mooziek) June 14, 2018
— Dios lidera (@_NSFL) June 14, 2018
— This is Parslow 😉 (@TheRealParslow) June 14, 2018
— Eugene Nyavor (@iamghlinks) June 14, 2018
— MARK (@MARKDAILER) June 14, 2018
Russia’s 5-0 won over Saudi Arabia is the Biggest win of a host nation at the opening of the #WorldCup since Italy in 1934.
Artem Dzyuba scored just 89 seconds after coming off the bench, the quickest sub goal at a #WorldCup tournament since Marcin Zewlakow for Poland vs USA in 2002 (64 seconds).
Denis Cheryshev is the first ever substitute to score in the opening match of a #WorldCup tournament.
Yuri Gazinskiy is the first player to score with the first shot on target at a #WorldCup tournament since Germany’s Philipp Lahm in 2006.