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FIFA World Cup 2018: Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Alessandra Ambrosio and other celebrities spotted in Russia

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 16 July 2018, 16:00 IST

A lot of celebrities were spotted at the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Moscow including Victoria Secret' model Alessandra Ambrosio, singer Robbie Williams and Will Smith to Bollywood fans Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan.

Alessandra Ambrosio

Brazilian supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio was in Russia on June 27 to cheer her native country to victory over Serbia. The Victoria's Secret model kept up her cheerleading to the end —when the tournament favorites were booted out in the quarterfinals by Belgium on July 6.

Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan

Abhishek Bachchan with his father, and Amitabh Bachchan, watched the first World Cup semifinal, in which France overcame Belgium 1-0.

Izabel Goulart

Brazilian model Izabel Goulart was waving the fan flag in support of the Selecao for their final group match against Serbia in Moscow on June 27. Brazil easily won the match 2-0, but the Victoria's Secret model was among the millions of fans stunned when the tournament favorites were knocked out by Belgium in the quarterfinals.

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Pamela Anderson

The Baywatch star could be seen cheering from the VIP stands. The 51-year-old actress was in Russia to support her soccer player boyfriend Adil Rami, the 32-year-old defender for Les Bleus.

Jack Ma

Although, China didn't qualify for Russia 2018 but that didn't stop China's richest man, Alibaba chairman Jack Ma, from making the trip to Russia for the semifinals. Ma, right in Adidas and FIFA World Cup scarves, caught the Belgium-France match together with Zhang Jindong, chairman of Chinese retail giant Suning. France won the match, 1-0, to advance to the final

Irina Shayk

Russian supermodel Irina Shayk wears her loyalty on her chest, even when she's not wearing anything else. She was seen posing topless at the World Cup with model friends Natalia Vodianova and Natasha Poly.

Will Smith, Nicky Jam, Era Istrefi

Box-office champ Will Smith closed down the World Cup with a live performance of “Live it Up,” the tournament's official song, together with U.S. singer Nicky Jam and Kosovar singer and songwriter Era Istrefi. The trio performed at the closing ceremony ahead of the final match on July 15 at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

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First published: 16 July 2018, 16:00 IST