FIFA World Cup 2018: Opening ceremony of football festival kick off at Luzhniki Stadium
To perform in the opening of FIFA World Cup to 80,000 football fans in the stadium and many millions all over the world was his boyhood dream, says Robbie Williams.
The Curtain raiser event for the World Cup 2018 at Luzhniki Stadium featured a series of musical events. The biggest names in the pop music, opera singers, and performers from all over Russia showcased the rich cultural heritage of Russia. The opening ceremony of the World Cup 2018 featured a grand musical event.
British singer, songwriter, and actor Robbie Williams, along with 500 dancers, gymnasts, and trampolinists performed in the opening extravaganza which paid homage to all things in Russia.
Robbie Williams said that to perform in the opening of FIFA World Cup to 80,000 football fans in the stadium and many millions all over the world was his boyhood dream.
The former Take That Star Russian Soprano Aida Garifullina, Italian opera singer Placido Domingo and Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Florez also performed in the event.
While the Russian stars who performed in the event included Denis Mastuev, Opera star Anna Netrebko, Yusif Eivazov, Ildar Abdrazakov, and Albina Shagimuratova.