World Cup 2018: Russia Impresses In Kickoff Match Against Saudi Arabia
World Cup 2018 host, Russia has kicked off the World Cup in style today in their match against Saudi Arabia. The host country scored an early against Saudi Arabia in front of an ecstatic crowd in Moscow after President Vladimir Putin officially declared the tournament open.
Following a performance from British pop star Robbie Williams, Putin told the 80,000 crowd at the Luzhniki Stadium: “I congratulate all of you at the start of the most important championship in the world.” “Love for football unites the entire world in one team, regardless of people’s language or ideology.”
Maiden goals by Yuri Gazinskiy and Denis Cheryshev give the hosts a dream start.