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FIFA World Cup 2018 opening ceremony: Timings, venue, performers and more

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Jun 13, 2018, 2:03 pm IST
Updated Jun 13, 2018, 2:03 pm IST
32 best teams from the planet are all set to fight it out for lifting the coverted trophy.
Luzhniki Stadium will be hoisting the opening and final match of this years World Cup. (Photo: AFP)
 Luzhniki Stadium will be hoisting the opening and final match of this years World Cup. (Photo: AFP)

Moscow: 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.

Where will the opening ceremony take place?

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.

Which artist will performing live at the 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.

 

Live telecast:

With Sony Sports Network acquiring the broadcasting rights, the matches can be aired live on Sony Ten 2/HD and Sony Ten 3/HD.

Live streaming:

Live action can be streamed via the SonyLiv app or on SonyLiv.com

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