The best Russia 2018 World Cup opening ceremony jokes

Memorable performance from Robbie Williams.

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


In Russia, opening ceremony enjoys you

— Charles Boehm (@cboehm) 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

— Never Forget Football (@NFFootball_) June 14, 2018

Putin: ‘if I can change, and you can change, everybody can change!’ #Russia2018WorldCup #Russia pic.twitter.com/5rXMTrEPNH

— Brendy Boyle (@BrendyBoyle) June 14, 2018


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

— Vladdy is my Daddy, Bo is my Bro & Nate is my Son (@ChazMichaelMur1) June 14, 2018

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

— Richard Osman (@richardosman) June 14, 2018

You’re telling me the World Cup is in Russia this year and they couldn’t get VITAS for the opening ceremony? pic.twitter.com/3xHVfBR5MR

— Meg Turney (@megturney) June 14, 2018


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

— rachel (@snarchaeologist) June 14, 2018


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

— terry… (@terryhayden_92) 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