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Photos of Opening Ceremony of 2014 FIFA World Cup in HD

After long wait, the 20th FIFA World Cup is now begun with a great atmosphere at Arena Corinthians. Host nation Brazil organized one of the best opening ceremony of the tournament. Here we are able to show you some HD pictures & photos of the Opening ceremony of Brazil World Cup which are now available for free. During the show, the Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte, American singer Pitbul & Jennifer Lopez were present as show stoppers. Earlier, it was declared that Lopez will not be present in the show, but she was appeared joining stage with another 2 stars. Have a look on the latest pictures below.

Photos of Opening Ceremony of Brazil World Cup

A Brazilian girl fan

A Brazilian girl fan

Ronaldo with FIFA World Cup Mascot

Ronaldo with FIFA World Cup Mascot

Jennifer Lopez, Claudia Leitte & Pitbul in Stage Show Performance

Jennifer Lopez, Claudia Leitte & Pitbul in Stage Show Performance

Show Performers at Arena Corinthians

Show Performers at Arena Corinthians

Brazil & Croatian fans before the game

Brazil & Croatian fans before the game

Neymar celebrating the goal

Neymar celebrating the goal

With approximate 600 performers, the Arena Corinthians showed the power of Brazil. Pitbul, Lopez & Leitte performed for 25 minutes followed by fireworks which indicated the start of the competition. The trio sung world cup songs “We Are One & Ole Ola“.

One more good news was waiting for the Brazilian fans which is about their first win. Luis Scholari’s squad registered their first win in group stage over Croatia by final score of 3-1. The first own goal of Marcelo disappoints the fans, but once again, Neymar showed his class & became the rescue of the team scoring 2 goals. Last goal was scored by Oscar.

Great Facts about Opening Ceremony

1 Billion fans watched Opening Ceremony: The event set up a new record. It was calculated that more than 1000 millions [100 crores] fans watched this event on television across the globe. The event started at 11:00 pm on 12th of June 2014 in which all 32 national football teams were represented.

Attendance of more than 65,000: The Arena Corinthians is know for having audience capacity of more than 65,000. Almost 68,000 people were present during the opening ceremony of 2014 FIFA World Cup. It was well organized event Brazilian tradition, culture & football.

$15205.271 million Investment: According to recent reports, it is declared that host nation has invested a sum of about $15205.271 million in this competition. The amount is higher as compared to that of 2012 London Olympics which was calculated as $14867.376 million.

Brazil is Playing 20th World Cup: Brazil is the only nation which have qualified for the 20th FIFA world cup. This is the first national football team that have played all tournaments of FIFA World Cup & is the only team to win it 5 times.

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Roman Borissov
Roman studied at Mainor High School in Estonia. After he went to University of Tartu for obtaining Master of Arts degree in specialization “Design and development of virtual environments” in 2009. Few years later he has founded BRO OU Company, which maintains web projects like Footballwood.com. Roman played football for the University of Tartu in a position of a midfielder for 3 years. He truly loves this game and happy to be part of that world. MSc. Editor has many projects to maintain, but Footballwood is one of the favorites. “Our project is inspired by a passion for that magnificent game, which I played since childhood. And today we are happy to connect our life and work with football”, this is how Roman describes Footballwood. Personal contact: “[email protected]” Also, visit page “Contact US” if you want to know more about Roman’s company.

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