Pop star Shakira thanked the World Cup for making her meet with Gerard Pique - the love of her life.
John Abraham is currently living and loving the 2014 FIFA World Cup fever.
Germany crushed 10-man Portugal 4-0, helped by a hat-trick by Thomas Muller
One is an action star, the other drives all the action on the football field.
One is a superhit soccer star, the other a flop actor. Go Goa Gone's Kunal Khemu has probably never been so much on the minds of people as he is now - every time Brazil's Neymar Jr appears on pitch.
Itaquerao Stadium shined under blue skies as Brazil kicked off its home World Cup with a football-style Carnival on Thursday before thousands of dancing yellow-clad fans, who seemed eager to put construction delays and protests behind them.
From megastar Amitabh Bachchan to superstar Shah Rukh Khan - the Hindi film fraternity is glued to their TV sets to catch the excitement of 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup begins in Brazil on Thursday, and just like most football bans, even Bollywood celebrities can't wait to get glued to their TV screens.
SRK has played football on screen in films like Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge and in Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna
This year's edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) may have drawn to a close, but the next sports extravaganza to look forward to is the FIFA World Cup.
John Abraham is busy shooting for his next film Rocky Handsome but says he will make sure he squeezes time out of his schedule to catch all the action of the FIFA World Cup, which will kick off on June 12 in Brazil.
John Abraham is a self-confessed football freak and wants to visit Brazil next year for the FIFA World Cup finals.