After the grand opening ceremony Thursday at Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Group A game between Brazil and Croatia began.
Celebs took to Twitter to share their excitement about the matches. Here's what they have to say:
Shah Rukh: "And on the most exciting note. I am completely over the moon with FIFA starting. TV glue ready!!!"
Mini Mathur: "Chilled room, Pot of Green tea, Pyjamas, Brazilian team scarf, Tata sky in the rain."
Nikhil Advani: "All set to watch the beautiful game. #FifaWorldCup #Brazil."
Ronnie Screwvala: "It is testament to the sport of football that despite such massive clouds on integrity - we are all excited for the World Cup. No other sport can unite the world at a global level than Football. So much untapped potential for social good."
Amitabh Bachchan: "FIFA pre nuptials on now on Sony Six .. what a fantastic run up.. glued, hued and spewed.. tonight is late night delight!! FIFA opening! Been glued to TV since long and shall see the first game too.. ! Me with Brazil ball !!"
Bipasha Basu: "Watching #WorldsCup with #CocaCola. Where are you?"
Kunal Kohli: "@SrBachchan so true sir. Totally hooked to the super moments they're showing now."
Salman Khan: "#WorldsCup dekhne ka kya plan hai?"
John Abraham: "aTime to grab your favorite jersey, football biggest party starts tonight. #Worldcup is here! #CafeRio only on @SonySIX"
Ayushmann Khurrana: "It's game day, it doesn't get bigger than this #WorldsCup."