Shakira and Freshlyground sing Official FIFA World Cup™ song

FIFA and Sony have chosen Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) as the official song of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ in South Africa. The song was written by Shakira, the world-famous singer from Latin America, who will perform with South African band Freshlyground.

Once again, the announcement of the official FIFA World Cup™ song was keenly awaited. Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) is the name of the new football anthem, and with its rhythmical African sounds, the song represents the vitality and energy of the host continent. South African guitars back up the Afro-Colombian rhythm and Soca beat. The chorus is similar to that of a popular Cameroon song made famous by Golden Voices in particular.

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LordMarius2577d ago (Edited 2577d ago )

yep this song is great, idk why some people(especially in South Africa) are complaining about

Cat2578d ago

vid needs moar Shakira :P

donb2578d ago

The oficial world cup song is always a catastrophe! Who cares?

Cat2577d ago (Edited 2577d ago )

catastrophe, you say?

bah, mostly I want to make "hips don't lie" joke.

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