FIFA 2018: Hosts Russia take on Saudi Arabia in opener

New Delhi, June 14: The biggest football festival organised by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association of 2018 is all set to begins from Thursday with the hosts Russia taking on Saudi Arabia.

Before the start of the match, the fans will witness an extravagant opening ceremony which will feature some of the biggest names in international music world along with legendary footballing stars.

The 32-day tournament will feature 32 teams and 64 games. World Cup 2018 will be played out in 12 stadiums across 11 cities in Russia. 

Here's full schedule:

News24 Bureau