EXTRA TIME: How South Africa reacted to the opening day of the World Cup

Getty Images
Hosts Russia beat Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the first game of the 2018 Fifa World Cup on Thursday

Not many South Africans are fans of these two teams. There were questions asked about the form of Russia, but they've proven that they're ready to host and have a say in the football equation too.

Here's how South African players, media, clubs and fans enjoyed the opening day at the World Cup. There's also a video of a bear blowing a vuvuzela on the streets of Moscow.