Almost 4 billion people will be tuned to the World Cup over the next few weeks.
Wales - of course aren't in the competition - but there's always England to support...
Tom Sheldrick went out to find out how excited people in Wales are for what's known as the greatest show on Earth.
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Well a fabulous day today has ended on a spectacularly soggy note for some! Heavy rain, hail and thunder will work northwards overnight!
The Talyllyn runs from Tywyn, near Aberdovey, for more than seven miles to two villages in the south Gwynedd countryside.
Homes in parts of Tonypandy and Llwynypia are without water this evening due to a burst water main at Cilfynydd.