Brazil, Portugal and Switzerland emerged victorious in their World Cup openers while Uruguay and South Korea battled to a stalemate. While Cristiano Ronaldo enters the record book, Neymar appears to have been bitten by another injury bug.
Yahoo News Singapore brings some of the action from these matches in photos.
Only haters and Messi fans saying this is not a penalty lol, Ronaldo got the ball first, Salisu kicked the back of Ronaldo's boot before getting to the ball, but I'm loving yall tears tho 😂. pic.twitter.com/sqVCTKG81M
The penalty kick broke the deadlock and ensured Portugal emerged victorious against Ghana 3-2 in their Group H match.
Ronaldo has now scored in every World Cup since scoring his first in 2006. Days earlier, his contract with Manchester United was terminated after he criticised the manager, owners and his teammates at the English club in an authorised interview.
Ronaldo's scoring record in international play now stands at 118 goals after the penalty.
A Chinese makeup artist has gone viral on Chinese social media for her sorcerous skills in making people look significantly younger than their real age. About the artist: Based in Yunnan province, Tuzi owns and runs Starlight Rabbit Portrait Studio, which offers makeup services for 399 yuan ($55) and photoshoot packages from 699 to 2,888 yuan ($97 to $401). Other transformations: Tuzi has featured other Chinese celebrities and social media stars on her channel, including 37-year-old actor Yang Di, who was turned into a “boy band” member, and 72-year-old internet celebrity Grandma Tian, who transformed into a gothic-style doll.
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