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In Russia began the world championship on football, the correspondent “reports Tapes.ru”.
The opening ceremony of the world championship was held at the stadium “Luzhniki”. It was attended by two-time world champion Ronaldo, British singer Robbie Williams and the soloist of the Vienna Opera Aida Garifullina.
The event was attended by more than 80 thousand spectators came to the stadium. Among them the heads of more than 20 States, including Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Following the ceremony kicked off the first match of group A between Russia and Saudi Arabia. The Russians also have to play with the national teams of Egypt and Uruguay.
The world championship will last until July 15.
Video, photo All from Russia.