This was not the first time that Virat Kohli and Harry Kane have exchanged pleasantries on the social media.
Belgium beat Panama 3-0 in Sochi and England narrowly defeated Tunisia 2-1 in Volgograd.
But if you scratch beneath the surface with England, you will not find much depth in the goal scoring department outside of Kane.
"The games that everybody can watch, all it is as an opportunity for us to showcase that and show everyone how far we've really come".
"Maybe tonight we could have run out of time".
"I want to prove myself at a major tournament, I want to be up there with the best in the world and the only way to do that is to perform on the big stage and in the big moments".
And it was a former Blade in Harry Maguire who headed the ball down to Kane from the corner to set up the iconic goal.
So far that prediction is being proved correct as the first round of 16 group matches have produced 9 penalty kicks; a record for the first round of group matches and a big increase on the number of penalties given in 2014, 2010 and 2006.
"If he hadn't scored, I'd be answering questions about his ability to score in tournament football", he said.
However Kane admitted he was frustrated by several decisions from referee Wilmar Roldan, who ignored several incidents involving Tunisian defenders tangling with the England captain.
"It's massive. I am so proud of the lads".
"We have got such a great support team and they were there very quickly".
To finally see the vehicle crossing the line was really special. "We had to be really focused until the chequered flag". A two-time Monaco Grand Prix victor , Alonso is now eyeing to win the Indianapolis 500 to take all three crowns.
Iran showed they can be dogged in their win over Morocco , although they will be going up against a much better opponent here. Pepe, the Portuguese centre-half, was more open about the wonderful first game of his teammate.
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Uruguay beat a 48-year curse of failing to win a World Cup finals opener on Friday, but needed an 89th-minute header to do so. He added: 'I have a lot of confidence in the team I'm going to put out tomorrow, they have a lot of experience.
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Blatter was replaced at the head of Federation Internationale de Football Association by Gianni Infantino. Blatter remains an instantly recognizable, if often polarizing, figure to generations of football fans.
The staff gave her books and toys - but they weren't allowed to pick her up, to hold her or hug her to try to calm her. He says the SUV with immigrants inside ran off the road during the chase, caught gravel, causing it to roll over.
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