The event, kicking off June 14, will take place in various cities across Russian Federation, from Moscow to St. Petersburg to Sochi.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony will have a slightly different format compared to previous editions of the tournament.
The opening ceremony will take place at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium.
President Donald Trump is promising soccer's worldwide governing body that foreign teams, officials and fans will be able to travel to the United States for the 2026 World Cup if North America wins the bid to host the tournament. There has been no mention of a performance of the official World Cup song, Live It Up, featuring film star Will Smith, Colombia-based pop star Nicky Jam, and Kosovan singer Era Istrefi.
In the track, Williams sings about a leader who "alleviates the cash from a whole entire nation, takes loose change and builds his own space station", and adds: "Ain't no refutin' or disputin' - I'm a modern Rasputin", while women dressed as ballerinas dance around him in the music video.
Federation Internationale de Football Association delays talks on possible 48-team Qatar World Cup
"I'm so happy and excited to be going back to Russian Federation for such a unique performance", Williams said.
Federation Internationale de Football Association says it approved a new formula which rewards teams for playing more games, and it takes effect in the post-World Cup ranking on July 19.
Fox Sports has the exclusive broadcasting rights to this year's World Cup, meaning you can catch the matches on Fox, Fox Sports 1, FoxSports.com and via the Fox Sports GO app.
World Cup fantasy football brings a wide range of options to choose from, as opposed to the usual suspects who guarantee success in Fantasy Premier League.
The New York Times reviewed the letters and first reported on them.
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