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FIFA World Cup 2018 – Pakistan’s Flag to be Waved at the Opening Ceremony

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Even though Pakistan never qualified for the international football tournament, the flag of Pakistan will be waved at FIFA World Cup 2018 opening ceremony by Sarang Baloch.

Baloch will wave Pakistan’s flag at the opening ceremony in Moscow, Russia. He is an aspiring footballer from Dera Ismail Khan.

Football for Friendship programme coordinator Fahad Khan said, “Baloch is the FIFA-sponsored programme’s Young Ambassador.”

Baloch said, “It is an honour for me to be Pakistan’s flag-bearer at the mega-event.”

FIFA World Cup 2018 will start today on Thursday. In the opening match, Russia will face Saudi Arabia after the opening ceremony is held at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium.

Half an hour before the opening game, the ceremony will begin at 3:30 pm BST or 7:30 pm PST.

Entertainment, music, arts, will be the highlight of the ceremony with over 500 dancers, gymnasts, and trampolinists performing in the ceremony.

Also read: All you need to know about FIFA world cup 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018 is the biggest football tournament in the world. Starting from June 14th, 2018 it will end on July 15th, 2018. Football lovers are already supporting their favorite team and hoping that their team will win the world cup. We informed earlier that Pakistan’s favorite cricketer Shahid Afridi is supporting Germany team. 

It is a moment of pride that not just a Pakistani will represent Pakistan in the biggest football event but also the footballs that will be used in FIFA World Cup 2018 are manufactured in Pakistan. In the Pakistani city of Sialkot, the footballs will be made and then used in the FIFA World Cup that will be held in Russia. This is quite an honor for the country.