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  Rugby World Cup opening ceremony
The Australian fans were excited about the game - do you think his inflatable mate's got a ticket?
1/10 The Australian fans were excited about the game - do you think his inflatable mate's got a ticket?
It's not all about the tournament though, there was lots of celebration of Australia's history and culture
2/10 It's not all about the tournament though, there was lots of celebration of Australia's history and culture
Some fans were already inside the Telstra Stadium, getting ready for the amazing opening ceremony
3/10 Some fans were already inside the Telstra Stadium, getting ready for the amazing opening ceremony
And it started with an amazing organised movement by hundreds of people, forming a player diving for the tryline
4/10 And it started with an amazing organised movement by hundreds of people, forming a player diving for the tryline
This boy had to kick the ball for goal, good job he didn't slip over!
5/10 This boy had to kick the ball for goal, good job he didn't slip over!
The ceremony was amazing, and loads of these fire spirits wandered around the stadium
6/10 The ceremony was amazing, and loads of these fire spirits wandered around the stadium
After the fire came the sea, with lots of people riding giant elevated balls
7/10 After the fire came the sea, with lots of people riding giant elevated balls
The climax saw lots of singing and these giant one-eyed inflatable fans
8/10 The climax saw lots of singing and these giant one-eyed inflatable fans
Then it was time for the World Cup anthem, World In Union
9/10 Then it was time for the World Cup anthem, World In Union
The ceremony ended with a projection onto the pitch of hundreds of painted faces of rugby fans, ready for the tournament
10/10 The ceremony ended with a projection onto the pitch of hundreds of painted faces of rugby fans, ready for the tournament

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