The singer opened up with ‘Let Me Entertain You’, wearing a red printed suit and black shirt, ahead of kick-off between hosts Russia and Saudi Arabia, the two lowest ranked teams in the tournament.
To spice things up, he flipped the bird to the cameras. This may just be the highlight of his career. Watch below:
The lights, the color, the spectacle...the middle finger. It was the perfect way to open up the World Cup, as Russia took on Saudi Arabia in front of 81,000 people at Luzhniki Stadium, and millions more watching.