The World Cup opening ceremony has taken place in Qatar ahead of the tournament’s opening game between the hosts and Ecuador.
The ceremony held at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor kicked-off just before 3pm ahead of the first fixture an hour later.
Thirty-two of the planet’s top international teams have descended on the middle eastern country for the sport’s major tournament that is played every four years.
The mascot of the 21 previous World Cups all made an appearance as songs representing all the qualified nations played.
And a giant version of this year’s mascot La’eeb then made an appearance as it floated around the pitch.
Actor Morgan Freeman played a starring role in Sunday’s opening ceremony.
The American star narrated through a video showing footage of football history in Qatar before a speech from dignitaries.
He said: “Football spans the world, unites nations in their love of the beautiful game.
“What brings together nations, brings together communities.”
Jung Kook, from Korean boyband BTS then performed his latest hit Dreamers for the crowd.
Much of the World Cup, including Wales’ group opener against the USA on Monday and the final, is live on STV and the STV Player.
Everything you need to know about following Qatar 2022 from home
Lots of matches will be shown on the STV television channel and streamed on the STV Player.
Other games will be broadcast and streamed live on BBC.
Sunday, November 20
Qatar v Ecuador (Kick off: 4pm GMT. TV coverage: BBC)
Monday, November 21
England v Iran (1pm, BBC)
Senegal v Netherlands (4pm, STV and STV Player)
USA v Wales (7pm, STV and STV Player)
Tuesday, November 22
Argentina v Saudi Arabia (10am, STV and STV Player)
Denmark v Tunisia (1pm, STV and STV Player)
Mexico v Poland (4pm, BBC)
France v Australia (7pm, BBC)
Wednesday, November 23
Morocco v Croatia (10am, STV and STV Player)
Germany v Japan (1pm, STV and STV Player)
Spain v Costa Rica (4pm, STV and STV Player)
Belgium v Canada (7pm, BBC)
Thursday, November 24
Switzerland v Cameroon (10am, STV and STV Player)
Uruguay v South Korea (1pm, BBC)
Portugal v Ghana (4pm, STV and STV Player)
Brazil v Serbia (7pm, BBC)
Friday, November 25
Wales v Iran (10am, BBC)
Qatar v Senegal (1pm, BBC)
Netherlands v Ecuador (4pm, STV and STV Player)
England v USA (7pm, STV and STV Player)
Saturday, November 26
Tunisia v Australia (10am, BBC)
Poland v Saudi Arabia (1pm, STV and STV Player)
France v Denmark (4pm, STV and STV Player)
Argentina v Mexico (7pm, STV and STV Player)
Sunday, November 27
Japan v Costa Rica (10am, STV and STV Player)
Belgium v Morocco (1pm, BBC)
Croatia v Canada (4pm, BBC)
Spain v Germany (7pm, BBC)
Monday, November 28
Cameroon v Serbia (10am, STV and STV Player)
South Korea v Ghana (1pm, BBC)
Brazil v Switzerland (4pm, STV and STV Player)
Portugal v Uruguay (7pm, STV and STV Player)
Tuesday, November 29
Ecuador v Senegal (3pm, channel TBC and STV Player)
Netherlands v Qatar (3pm, channel TBC and STV Player)
Iran v USA (7pm, BBC)
Wales v England (7pm, BBC)
Wednesday, November 30
Australia v Denmark (3pm, BBC)
Tunisia v France (3pm, BBC)
Poland v Argentina (7pm, BBC)
Saudi Arabia v Mexico (7pm, BBC)
Thursday, December 1
Canada v Morocco (3pm, BBC)
Croatia v Belgium (3pm, BBC)
Costa Rica v Germany (7pm, channel TBC and STV Player)
Japan v Spain (7pm, channel TBC and STV Player)
Friday, December 2
Ghana v Uruguay (3pm, BBC)
South Korea v Portugal (3pm, BBC)
Cameroon v Brazil (7pm, chancel TBC and STV Player)
Serbia v Switzerland (7pm, chancel TBC and STV Player)
TV schedule for knockout rounds will be announced after the group stage.
Saturday, December 3
Group A winners v Group B runners-up (Game 49- 3pm)
Group C winners v Group D runners-up (Game 50 – 7pm)
Sunday, December 4
Group D winners v Group C runners-up (Game 51 – 3pm)
Group B winners v Group A runners-up (Game 52 – 7pm)
Monday, December 5
Group E winners v Group F runners-up (Game 53 – 3pm)
Group G winners v Group H runners-up (Game 54 – 7pm)
Tuesday, December 6
Group F winners v Group E runners-up (Game 55 – 3pm)
Group H winners v Group G runners-up (Game 56 – 7pm)
Friday, December 9
Winners of game 53 v Winners of game 54 (Game 57 – 3pm)
Winners of game 49 v Winners of game 50 (Game 58, 7pm)
Saturday, December 10
Winners of game 55 v Winners of game 56 (Game 59 – 3pm)
Winners of game 51 v Winners of game 52 (Game 60 – 7pm)
Tuesday, December 13
Winners of game 57 v Winners of game 58 (Game 61 – 7pm)
Wednesday, December 14
Winners of game 59 v Winners of game 60 (Game 62 – 7pm)
Saturday, December 17
Losers of game 61 v Losers of game 62 (3pm)
Sunday, December 18
Winners of game 61 v Winners of game 62 (STV and STV Player, 3pm)
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