Shakira Track To Be FIFA World Cup Official Song
Waka Waka has been chosen as title song for the football tournament...
Shakira's song Waka Waka (This Time For Africa) has been chosen as the official song for this summers FIFA World Cup.
The She Wolf singer will fly out to Johannesburg, South Africa to perform the track at the opening and closing ceremony of the competition, which is set to kick off on 10th June.
Shairka has stated: "I am honored that Waka Waka (This Time For Africa) was chosen to be part of the excitement and the legacy of the 2010 FIFA World Cup,"
"The FIFA World Cup is a miracle of global excitement, connecting every country, race, religion and condition around a single passion,"
The Columbian songstress added: "It represents an event that has the power to unite and integrate, and that's what this song is about."
The song will also feature on the soundtrack to the tournament, entitled Listen Up! The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Album due for release on 31st May with with proceeds form the LP going to various African charities.