It was promised to be a gala extravaganza to welcome the 20th edition of the FIFA World Cup. For all its glitz and glitterati though, most fans were left agitated at the 'poor' quality of sound systems used by organisers at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo.
Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull performing at the opening ceremony of FIFA World Cup © AFP
The ceremony - billed at approximately 4.5 Billion Pounds - had pop diva Jennifer Lopez and rapper Pitbull swinging to their FIFA World Cup anthem. It appeared to be an energetic performance but fans in the stadium were left bitterly disappointed by the 'audio experience'. Many took to Twitter later to vent their frustrations.