The best memes from the 2018 World Cup so far

The tournament has produced amazing photos some of which have turned out to be hilarious meme material.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia has been off to an incredible start with much of the tournament characterized by major upsets.

The sporting event has produced amazing photos some of which have turned out to be hilarious meme material.

From Neymar's bizarre "sphagetti" hairstyle to Senegal coach Aliou Cisse's fist pump celebration, here are the best memes from the World Cup so far:

Vladimir Putin shrugging his shoulders in the stand became the tournament’s first official meme

Brazil's goalkeeper Alisson burst a balloon during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Brazil and Switzerland...

...and Twitter was excited

PSG forward Neymar caused quite a stir with his new hair style during Brazil's opening match against Switzerland last Sunday.....

....not even Manchester United legend Eric Cantona spared him

And it was not only his haircut that caught the eye of fans, the 26-year old was also fouled 10 times by the Swiss players.

The internet however felt that in some instances, he went down too easily.

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Ronaldo scored a hat trick against Spain in a thrilling 3-3 draw and people couldn't comprehend his superhuman performance

The mosquitoes and midges stole the spotlight during England vs. Tunisia

And perhaps the World Cup’s most meme-worthy moment is Senegal coach Aliou Cissé's celebration of M’Baye Niang’s goal to put his team up 2-0 against Poland in the second half.

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