Picture: Colourful opening ceremony for World Cup

13 June 2014 Last updated at 17:45 BST

The World Cup started with a spectacular and colourful show at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Performers in brightly coloured outfits.
The World Cup started with a spectacular and colourful show at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Thursday.
A man in a boat carried along by dancers
Dancers flooded into the stadium dressed as water droplets, representing the Amazon river which flows through Brazil.
A dancer dressed as a bright pink flower
The bright costumes represented the trees and colourful flowers which decorate Brazil's natural landscape.
Dancers dressed as footballs
In the spirit of the competition, some of the dancers were dressed as footballs.
Dancers dressed as footballs leaping into the air
Just like real footballs they were cast high into the air in an energetic aerobic display.
A globe in the centre of the arena
The centrepiece of the ceremony was a huge LED globe which was illuminated with changing patterns.
A globe illuminated to look like a football
At one point it transformed into a Brazuca - the official football of the competition.
The globe opens
Then it peeled into segments like an orange to reveal performers inside.
Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull and Cláudia Leitte
US singer Jennifer Lopez appeared with rapper Pitbull and Brazilian singer Cláudia Leitte. They performed the World Cup song We Are One.
A fan in Brazilian colours
660 dancers took part in the show - and the fans got dressed up for the occasion too.
A man with an enormous feathery headdress
Let's hope the people behind this Mexican fan could still see the show!