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The best Russia 2018 World Cup opening ceremony jokes

Memorable performance from Robbie Williams.

By Thomas Joseph

There were many Russia 2018 World Cup opening ceremony jokes after a display that included Robbie Williams, Ronaldo and Putin
(Image: Twitter/@cherylopossom)

Robbie Williams performed at the opening ceremony for the 2018 World Cup in Russia prior to the tournament’s opening game on Thursday.

Fans were treated to a grand show on the pitch at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow that also featured Brazilian legend Ronaldo and a speech from Vladimir Putin.

Impressions of the event were varied and these were the best of the Russia 2018 World Cup opening ceremony jokes:

World: "Hope it's an entertaining opening ceremony"

Russia: pic.twitter.com/OCxGcyLtH6

— Oldfirmfacts (@Oldfirmfacts1) June 14, 2018

As i watch the opening ceremony taking a bite of my chicken, i look up to see this white man pull the middle finger at me on the telli. ๐Ÿ˜‚

— Sheck Glen Khabib (@thatkiddGlen) June 14, 2018

In Russia, opening ceremony enjoys you

— Charles Boehm (@cboehm) June 14, 2018

Robbie Williams at the opening ceremony? Weโ€™re gonna win the World Cup ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ‘€

— THE MANOR ใ€ฝ๏ธ (@_TheManor) June 14, 2018

I sat next to an insurance salesmen when @robbiewilliams performed at the World Cup opening ceremony.

And through it all, he offered me protection…

— Dad's Puns (@DadsPuns) June 14, 2018

A surprise for the #WorldCupRussia2018 opening ceremony. pic.twitter.com/KSa829KomH

— James Cooray Smith (@thejimsmith) June 14, 2018

Quite sad that Robbie Williams singing at the opening ceremony will probably be the best performance by an Englishman at the World Cup ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ˜‚

— Chris Fleming (@Cfleming91) June 14, 2018

Robbie Williams has the face of a man who cannot believe that Robbie Williams is playing the opening of the 2018 World Cup

— Men in Blazers (@MenInBlazers) June 14, 2018

Mock him all you want, but 10 mins of #RUSKSA and we'll be begging for a #RobbieWilliams interlude

— Jon Rest (@jonrest) June 14, 2018

"While you weren't watching I've invaded Finland." #WorldCup #RUSKSA pic.twitter.com/rreMYYDISB

— West Sydney Football (@WestSydney) June 14, 2018

Fantastic #WorldCup opening ceremony, here it is again incase you missed it……#RUSKSA pic.twitter.com/ZCLP1SJuR9

— Historical Sport (@HistorySport_) June 14, 2018

Putin: โ€˜if I can change, and you can change, everybody can change!โ€™ #Russia2018WorldCup #Russia pic.twitter.com/5rXMTrEPNH

— Brendy Boyle (@BrendyBoyle) June 14, 2018

Ballsy decision from ITV to leave Ryan Giggs with the 2 women on their broadcasting team.. #WorldCup pic.twitter.com/dpWErM6NrZ

— Hayden Barry ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ (@haydenbarry1997) June 14, 2018

Putin when the ref doesn't call a penalty for Russia #Worldcup2018Russia pic.twitter.com/oyJm98bujB

— Im in Love with the Soto (@ChazMichaelMur1) June 14, 2018

The only good opening ceremony ever was when Diana Ross missed that penalty.

— Richard Osman (@richardosman) June 14, 2018

Youโ€™re telling me the World Cup is in Russia this year and they couldnโ€™t get VITAS for the opening ceremony? pic.twitter.com/3xHVfBR5MR

— Meg Turney (@megturney) June 14, 2018

Bit weird of Putin to wear his ex-wife's fluffy bra to the opening ceremony. pic.twitter.com/7H38LiQmgA

— Sun Bets (@SunBets) June 14, 2018

is this Russian culture? it looks like the hunger games opening ceremony #WorldCup pic.twitter.com/NXdrnUsSyh

— rachel (@cherylopossom) June 14, 2018

Everyone born in the 90s or later watching Robbie Williams at the #WorldCup opening ceremony ๐Ÿ˜† pic.twitter.com/FdKHcrlSRE

— Kenyadian Gooner ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช (@KenyadianGooner) June 14, 2018

A wild Moltres appears at the opening ceremony! #WorldCupRussia2018 pic.twitter.com/U84BVeAGXb

— IYKYKโ€ฆ (@terryhayden_92) June 14, 2018

Can only assume that Toni Kroos was in charge of booking talent for the opening ceremony and went for his hero, Robbie Williams ๐Ÿ˜‚ #WorldCup pic.twitter.com/qqch31KomL

— UNILAD Sport (@UNILADFooty) June 14, 2018

From Russia with Love #RUSKSA #WM2018 pic.twitter.com/Mrd62z3Djb

— Mancienne Kenner (@fritzelisches) June 14, 2018

Worst opening ceremony in world cup history

— Kenyal Wynne (@ken_ray1) June 14, 2018