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Wednesday, August 20, 2014


The 2014 FIFA World Cup Opening Ceremony

Published 12 June 2014

The 2014 FIFA Football World Cup got under way with a colorful ceremony at Sao Paolo's Corinthians Arena. Hundreds of dancers, gymnasts, and stars as Jennifer Lopez took part in the event.

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Performers dressed as soccer balls take part in the World Cup's opening ceremony.

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A view of the opening ceremony performance from the top of the arena.

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Performers bounce on a trampoline.

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The Brazilian flag was displayed during one of the performances.

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A dancer performs during the opening ceremony.

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There many of the performers wore elaborate costumes.

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Dancers demonstrate the Brazilian martial art Capoeira during the opening ceremony.

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The singers Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull, and Claudia Leitte performing.

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The crowd cheers berfore the Group A match between Brazil and Croatia at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo after the opening ceremony.