Legendary actor, BTS heartthrob steal stage at FIFA WC Opening ceremony

November 20, 2022

Sports Tak Staff

The FIFA World Cup 2022 got off to a grand start in Qatar amidst 60,000 fans at the opening ceremony.

South Korean rock band BTS' star singer Jungkook performed in the opening ceremony and gave a spectacular show.

Apart from Kook, singer Fahad Al Qubaisi and Vice President of India Jagdeep Dhankhar were also present at the ceremony.

American actor Morgan Freeman said, "Football has spread all over the world. This great sport unites nations."

Mascot 'La'eeb' welcomed Jungkook as well as singer Fahad Al Qubaisi.

Artists performed colourfully to Shakira's song Waka-Waka as well...

... Although Shakira was not  present at this opening ceremony. Wavin' Flag, a song from the 2010 World Cup, was also performed.

In the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2022, mascots of earlier tournaments were also shown.

A total of 32 teams are participating in this tournament and they are divided into eight groups.

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