The opening ceremony of the 2018 World Cup in Pictures .

The 21st edition of the FIFA Football World Cup kicked off in Russia on June 14

The World Cup opening ceremony kicked off half an hour before the first game.
Russia welcomed fans from across the globe for the opening ceremony of the World Cup on Thursday
Robbie Williams is seen during the opening ceremony prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia at Luzhniki Stadium.
Performers during the opening ceremony
The World Cup opening ceremony was awash with colour, dancing and singing
Thirty-two teams will fight it out over the next one month for the greatest prize in world football.
Russian president Vladimir Putin spoke moments before kick-off
The 64 matches will be played in 12 stadiums across 11 cities.
Russia is hosting the football World Cup for the first time.


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