ITV's fancy World Cup studio is going down a storm with viewers

Mae Harvey
June 15, 2018

Rolland Williams was the main attraction of the eve of the opening ceremony of World Cup 2018.

"As it was broadcast live, we did not know what would happen during Robbie Williams' performance and we apologize".

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Williams changed the lyrics before the extending his middle finger to the camera directly in front of him.

Williams, 44, was performing his song "Rock DJ" at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow when he made the vulgar gesture, which was broadcasted and witnessed by millions watching the event.

"We are sincerely happy to host the World Cup in our country", said Putin.

Robbie Williams kicked off the World Cup in Russian Federation by performing some of his classic hits at the opening ceremony - and putting his middle finger up at the camera.

Williams had been criticised in both Russian Federation and England before the event for agreeing to participate in the ceremony.

Stephen Doughty, a Labour MP on the Home Affairs Committee looking into the suspicious deaths of Russians on British soil, said on Monday that it was "surprising and disappointing" that Williams had "agreed to be paid by Russia and Fifa".

Either way, Robbie Williams has given the world another hit that we're all talking about, so we can at least take solace in that.

I don't have to watch a single game I'll still say this is already the best", as a third continued: "I think Robbie Williams was p***ed off at the camera man. the bird flipped on live tv.

In March, foreign secretary Boris Johnson likened the way Putin is promoting the World Cup in Russian Federation to Adolf Hitler's notorious use of the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

Williams then gave proceedings a more modern twist by singing "Let Me Entertain You".

The ceremony will take place at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, the largest stadium in the country with a seating capacity of 80,000, which is also where the final of the tournament will be held.

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