Russia has just discovered the 1990s judging by that display

first_imgRobbie Williams…. any reason for this?— Harry (@HarryCFC_) June 14, 2018 3 President Putin made an appearance ahead of the game The World Cup began in bizarre fashion with Robbie Williams performing in the opening ceremony.Ahead of Russia v Saudi Arabia live on talkSPORT, the 90s pop singer, whose songs include Rock DJ, Angels and Let Me Entertain You, belted out a few hits before Ronaldo – the Brazilian one – joined him. Then Vladimir Putin addressed fans inside the stadium. It was different.And here are a selection of tweets from fans watching on. It’s like that recurring dream I have when the Invincibles are somehow playing in my living room, Robert Pires is shimmying his way past the sofa and I am, inexplicably, naked.— Tim Stillman (@Stillberto) June 14, 2018 Robbie Williams playing the opening ceremony. Probably not gonna see a better performance by an Englishmen for the rest of the #WorldCup now.— Paul (@PaulieAbb) June 14, 2018 Robbie Williams is so good. #WorldCup— Alexi Lalas (@AlexiLalas) June 14, 2018 Putin is gonna be walking round telling people Robbie hadn’t warmed them up properly and telling the royal family joke after this.— Darren Richman (@darrenrichman) June 14, 2018 Congratulations to Russia who seem to have just discovered the 90s#WorldCupRussia2018— I a n (@mccarroll236) June 14, 2018 I always think opening ceremonies must be so weird for the players. You’re 20 minutes away from possibly your greatest ever sporting moment and Robbie Williams is doing ‘Angels’ in the centre circle.— Tim Stillman (@Stillberto) June 14, 2018 3 #WorldCupRussia2018 looks like Russia just discovered the 90s and Robbie Williams is their pick— Piet Mak (@Pietzer) June 14, 2018 Vladimir Putin with some lovely nipple tassels.#WorldCup⁠ ⁠#WorldCupRussia2018— Scott W. (@Scott_W88) June 14, 2018 Take That(l-r; Robbie Williams, Howard Donald, Gary Barlow, Mark Owen, Jason Orange)— Jonny Sharples (@JonnyGabriel) June 14, 2018 Football hooliganism, views on homophobia and now Robbie Williams at the opening ceremonyRussia couldn’t be more stuck in the 90s if it tried #WorldCupRussia2018— Adam Catterall (@AdamCatterall) June 14, 2018 robbie williams— ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) (@calmensenpliz) June 14, 2018 3 if all of Take That come on then it’ll be the best World Cup ever. Gary Barlow lowered from the sky with a piano…— Max Rushden (@maxrushden) June 14, 2018 The World Cup opening ceremony preceded Russia v Saudi Arabia last_img read more

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