The waiting game for the World cup in Brazil ended Thursday when the host team, Brazil scored all the four goals in the opening ceremony, a home goal and three others. The game ended 3 – 1 in favour of Brazil.
International music stars, Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull as well as the Brazilian pop-star Claudia Leitte trilled spectators during the opening ceremony. Lopez actually surprised many following reports that she has pulled out of the opening ceremony.
It was an unprecedented colorful ceremony that had the trappings of perfection. It was as though the technical team practically transported Brazilian jungle into the field with superb costumes that held many spellbound throughout the duration of the show.
The ceremony was followed by the opening match of the tournament – hosts Brazil vs Croatia. The match ended 3-1 in favour of Brazil. And what a match it was!