Olé, olé, olé, the World Cup has started!

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Brazil marked the starting of its football festivities early this morning with a quirky grand opening ceremony that we think could have confused most viewers but definitely gave us a ball of ideas for our next Halloween costumes.

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From dancing trees to running flowers and human footballs, the opening ceremony also saw Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull singing live. Here’s a list of some of the funniest moment during the Opening Ceremony:

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Photo via Buzzfeed

1. The disco ball globe. Party or what, huh huh?

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Photo via Boston Globe

2. The epic football-human hybrid that is such an endangered species, it can only be found in Brazil. True story.

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Photo via Buzzfeed

3. People of nature – grass people?

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Photo via Buzzfeed

4. Flower people?

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Photo via Buzzfeed

5. Tree people? Are we in a musical?

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Photo via Buzzfeed

6. This guy who rowed into the ceremony on people with a seatbelt on.

Photo via Boston Globe
Photo via Boston Globe

7. Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte, Jennifer Lopez, and rapper Pitbull performing on an elaborate stage that resembled a peeled melon. Yup. A. Peeled. Melon. We’re definitely in a musical.

Photo via Buzzfeed
Photo via Buzzfeed

8. Lastly and probably the funniest of it all – Pitbull’s pants! What. Why? That is all.

Though there were some funny moments, the World Cup’s opening ceremony was definitely colourful and bright! If you missed the opening performance of the official FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil theme song, here:

Share with us your thoughts on the opening ceremony by sounding off in the comments!

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Meanwhile, don’t forget to check out some of the other football “funnies” e.g. the strangest football rituals, 15 funniest names in football history.

Sources: 1,2,3.

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