World Cup Starts Today, Russia Prepares Exciting Spectacle
Albanian Daily News
Published June 14, 2018
The long awaited period is coming to an end. World Cup Russia "2018" is ready to start this Thursday a spectacular edition, that for nearly one month will bring together millions of fans across the world.
Some 32 teams will compete on that which is described as the most elite trophy in the world of football. The opening ceremony will take place in "Luzhniki" stadium of Moscow, 30 minutes before the first match between, Russia- Arabia, starts.
The ceremony's protagonist will be the singer Robbie Williams, who will sing with the worldwide known soprano, Aida Garifullina. Present in the opening ceremony will be even the former Brasil player, Ronaldo. 500 dancers, gymnasts and jugglers will come up on the stage, in which they will display the Russian culture and heritage. The singer from Kosovo, Era Istrefi, who together with Will Smith and Nicky Jam sang the World Cup song, will not perform in the opening ceremony, but in the finale of World Cup, on June, 15.