World Cup: Brief View of Historical Opening Ceremonies

One of the greatest show on the earth will begin today with the opening ceremony of the 2018 World Cup and ahead of the grand festivities Russia prepared to show off their culture and traditions through dancers, performers and other big-name headline acts in front of the world.

From the opening match on 14 June to the finals on 15 July, 64 forthcoming matches will attract millions’ eyes. Flights to Russia was busy. Bars has been fully booked. Electric power may overloaded. Well, there may some noises coming from your neighbor in the night because of the wonderfully exciting, thrilling and fabulous matches. Please forgive them for a while, it happens once every four years after all.

Here, before the Russian World Cup coming, let’s take a look back into the archives to see what happened on the first day of each of the World Cup finals dating back to 1954.

1954 Switzerland

1958 Sweden

1966 England

1966 England

1970 Mexico

1974 The Federal Republic of Germany

1978 Argentina

1982 Spain

1982 Spain

1986 Mexico

1990 Italy

1990 Italy

1994 USA

1998 France

2002 Korean and Japan

2002 Korean and Japan

2006 Germany

2006 Germany

2010 South Africa

2010 South Africa

2014 Brazil





(Source: thedailystar.net, theguardian.com, sohu.com)


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