Before departing to Russia, Brazil defeated Austria 3:0 in a friendly match.
British pop star Robbie Williams might seem like the unlikeliest person to kick off the World Cup but, along with Russian soprano Aida Garifullina, the two artists will perform at the opening ceremony before the tournament gets underway on Thursday.
Apart from them, Champions League victor, Luis Garcia, ex-Manchester United forward, Louis Saha and former England goalkeeper, David James will also feature on the show.
Unfortunately, Bale will have to be content with watching his Real Madrid team mate Cristiano Ronaldo take centre stage this summer as Wales failed to qualify for this year's competition.
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Fans shouted "Austral-iya" several times during training and also "Aussie, Aussie, Aussie, go, go, go".
The idea of a 48-team World Cup has already proven to be controversial, due to concerns that the increased number of teams will likely dilute the quality of soccer. Meanwhile, their defence can also compete with the best with players like Dejan Lovren who has been a steady player for Liverpool in the Premier League. A total of 16 cities were proposed for the opening match, including Los Angeles, Mexico City and New York City/New Jersey.
"We've just lost three finals in a row, which has led to us going through some hard moments with the press", the Barcelona forward said.
FIFA Congress will therefore determine whether to award the right to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup to one of the two candidates. Asked which team he will support as a fan in the FIFA World Cup, Rathore said, "I see with what commitment and passion the players play".
The biggest footballing spectacle, FIFA World Cup, is about to get underway in less than a week's time and fans from all around the world are thronging various venues across Russian Federation, the host nation for FIFA World Cup 2018.