Robbie Williams
Robbie Williams

Robbie Williams to perform at FIFA World cup opening ceremony

ANI | Updated: Jun 11, 2018 17:48 IST

New Delhi [India], June 11 (ANI): Pop icon Robbie Williams will perform at the opening ceremony of 2018 edition of FIFA World Cup along with Russian operatic soprano, Aida Garifullina.
The star confirmed the news as he tweeted, "Very excited to be returning to Russia to perform at the opening of the @FIFAWorldCup - tune in early on Thursday for an unforgettable show! #WorldCup."

In no time, excited fans showered their love on Twitter.
A fan wrote, "#worldcup just got better."

Sharing the excitement, a user wrote, "I knew @robbiewilliams would be involved in this #WorldCup one way or another! It was pretty much a certainty after the hit single 'Party Like A Russian' was released in September 2016... #PartyLikeARussian."

Another fan wrote, "If ever there was a reason to watch the opening ceremony."

The FIFA World Cup, often regarded as the biggest football tournament in the world, will begin on June 14 till July 15.
The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) 2018 World Cup will be hosted by Russia.(ANI)