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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

World Cup: Opening ceremony, hosts Russia open up with Saudi Arabia

ESPN FC's Kasey Keller praises Russia's direct play and how well they used their strengths in a convincing 5-0 win against Saudi Arabia.
Philippe Coutinho, Neymar and the Brazil squad star in episode two of Project Russia, also featuring a momentous day for U.S. soccer.

The wait is over!  The 2018 World Cup kicks off as hosts Russia play Saudi Arabia in Moscow. Will the hosts hit the ground running or will the Green Falcons spoil the party?

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