The spotlight was a stirring rendition of Nessun Dorma, one in all soccer’s most well-known songs, by Italian opera tenor Andrea Bocelli.
But the track used because the BBC‘s theme music for the 1990 World Cup in Italy got here after an impressive fireworks show, and unimaginable noise made by the followers contained in the Stadio Olimpico.
Giant colored footballs in addition to drummers suspended from ropes from the roof of the stadium had been additionally on show, because the 24 nations’ flags had been unfurled to a rock soundtrack.
There was additionally a efficiency of the official UEFA track We Are The People together with the likes of Martin Garrix, Bono and The Edge.
The opening ceremony started with Italy legends Francesco Totti and Alessandro Nesta – who’re icons from Roma and Lazio – holding aloft a ball in the midst of the pitch.
The Italy duo then delivered the ball which Roberto Mancini’s facet used to kick proceedings off towards the Turks in Rome.
But the ceremony little question belonged to Bocelli, who additionally carried out the track at Leicester’s Premier League title social gathering in 2016, in an emotional efficiency in entrance of a vibrant crowd.