Twitter reacts to Russia’s record-breaking World Cup victory against Saudi Arabia

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                        <strong>Russian football fans have been preparing for this moment for eight years but even their wildest dreams probably didn’t envision what took place inside the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow today.</strong>

        The 5-0 victory that the hosts recorded against Saudi Arabia is the biggest winning margin in a World Cup opening game in the tournament&rsquo;s history.

The performance was orchestrated by the attacking talents of Denis Cheryshev and Aleksandr Golovin, who chose the biggest possible stage to guide their teammates to their first win in seven matches.

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Moscow is in full-on party mode following the victory and confidence inside the Russian camp will be at an all-time high, ahead of their remaining Group A showdowns, against Egypt and Uruguay.

Fans and journalists across the globe have been taking to social media in the aftermath of demolition of Saudi Arabia and below are some of the best.                

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