The world has witnessed the iconic songs of FIFA which can set the mood of fans to concentrate on the match but not on their life. It has been a ritual for the World events that they launch an official song before the start of the game. In 2018 we have seen Actor- Rapper Will Smith along with ‘X’ fame Singer Nicky Jam to make the world dance on ‘Live it up.’ The tournament will begin on June 14, but the fans are getting charged up by crooning the songs of FIFA.
So, it’s time to recall the playlist of FIFA songs which are counted as the most popular among the fans to cheer their teams worldwide:
Some songs are meant to be the theme of the event and Ricky Martins- the Cup of Life has been the theme of the FIFA from 1998’s world cup as some fans still choose this song to recall the iconic days of 1998 France World Cup. Not only veterans but youngsters of today’s generation like this song to set the mood for the action.
It is not the official one still fans liked it the most. Till today this song got 969, 424, 942 views on YouTube. Although this song was partnered with Activa to support World Food program for School Meal initiative to eliminate malnutrition.
The Cuban American rapper Pitbull records the official song of the FIFA world cup 2014, Brazil. This song also has other famous artists like Jennifer Lopez and Brazilian Singer Claudia Liette. The song got some adverse reaction from the Brazilian people as they found lack of connection and feel in this song.
This song is also not the official song of FIFA still it catches more eyeballs than any other in the history of FIFA. It was sung by Somali- Canadian artist K’naan from his album Troubadour. It was a charity single for the Haiti earthquake. Later on, it was chosen by Coca-Cola for their promotional anthem for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, hosted by South Africa.
#1. Shakira – Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) (The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Song)
Shakira is a Columbian singer who wrote and sang the official song of the South Africa FIFA World Cup 2010. That World Cup is also extraordinary cause for the first time South Africa got hosting rights after apartheid. This song got 1,852, 122, 824 views on the YouTube.