Women’s World Cup 2019 opening ceremony: The best pictures from the party in Paris

Women’s World Cup 2019 opening ceremony: The best pictures from the party in Paris
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Ahead of the tournament’s opening game between host nation France and South Korea, the Parc-des-Princes crowd were treated to a pre-match extravaganza

The eighth Women’s World Cup has officially begun as 24 teams battle it out for the right to call themselves world champions.

And you can listen to every single England and Scotland game LIVE across the talkSPORT network.

Phil Neville is looking to guide England Women to World Cup glory

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Phil Neville is looking to guide England Women to World Cup glory


Our coverage in France will be led by Natalie Sawyer – presenter of talkSPORT’s Kick Off show and The Times’ The Game podcast.

There will be further coverage of the tournament, including the opening game, both semi-finals, and the final too.

France’s Eugenie Le Sommer scored the opening goal of the tournament

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France’s Eugenie Le Sommer scored the opening goal of the tournament

And ahead of the tournament’s opening game between South Korea and host nation France, there was quite a show at the Parc-des-Princes in Paris.

Below you can see the best pictures from the 2019 Women’s World Cup opening ceremony.

French singer Jain got the party started

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French singer Jain got the party started

Dancers wearing kits sporting the flags of every participant flocked on the pitch

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Dancers wearing kits sporting the flags of every participant flocked on the pitch

They were having a whale of a time!

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They were having a whale of a time!

They were having a whale of a time!

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They were having a whale of a time!

All the dancers came together as one

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All the dancers came together as one

France are one of the pre-tournament favourites to achieve glory

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France are one of the pre-tournament favourites to achieve glory