The beautiful game of football has been one of the most followed sports since its origin. The game fuels passion within the audience and an average enjoyer of the game.
This huge following has resulted in the game being popular in the entertainment sector as well. There are numerous games, music, and videos on the internet that are directly or indirectly connected to the sport.
The music especially has been adopted very well. With billions of views on football music videos, it is one of the most booming sectors. There are many music videos by superfamous artists conveying the beauty of the game. Let’s take a look at the top 5 best FIFA World Cup anthems of all time.
5. We Are One (Ole Ola)
This absolute banger piece of music was given to us on the occasion of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The music video was uploaded on the official channel of the super famous American Rapper Pitbull. The song also featured two beautiful superstar artists Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte.
The song has surpassed 850 million views as of now and was officiated by FIFA as the official anthem for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. This Spanish song has a groove of its own and you just can’t stop your body to dance on this.
4. La La La
Another featured song on the official 2014 FIFA World Cup album One Love One rhythm was this music by Shakira. This Colombian singer had already been the face of the last FIFA World Cup 2010.
Her music video La La La has crossed a total of 1.2 billion views and is one of the most famous music videos dedicated to the sport. The video features many superstars from the game itself like Lionel Messi and Neymar.
Not to forget her amazing vocals and moves that just enhance the beauty of the overall song.
3. La Copa de la Vida
The official music anthem of the 1998 FIFA World Cup came from a Puerto Rican pop icon Ricky Martin. ‘The Cup of Life’ in english and ‘La Copa de la vida’ for Spanish came upfront with a strong affection to the game and the lyrics described the beauty of the game.
Ricky Martin’s expertise in the funky pop genre is clearly depicted through this piece of music. Combined with some simple and positive lyrics, this anthem is regarded by many as the best World Cup anthem of all time.
2. Wavin’ Flag
This song by K’NAAN has been engraved in the minds of many people as they grew up listening to this masterpiece. The song talks about freedom and positivity and was first released in 2009. However the Somalian artist got worldwide recognition when its remake was used by Coca-Cola for the 2010 World Cup.
The song was remade in collaboration by multiple Canadian superstar artists like Drake to contribute to charity in response to Haiti which had been destroyed by an earthquake.
The chorus and positive lyrics in the song are second to none and develops a great vibe when played.
1. Waka Waka
There is no individual who hasn’t heard this masterpiece. Another Shakira music video, Waka Waka is a great song that spreads positive vibes and gets you grooving.
Used as the official 2010 FIFA World Cup anthem, this song contains numerous visuals from previous world Cups and is full of emotion. Even a non fanatic person would fall in love with this song and can feel the emotioms. Shakira’s sensational beauty and amazing vocals accompanied by her crazy moves just add to the lyrics of the song and makes it the best football anthem of all time.
The YouTube video of the above mentioned anthem is uploaded on Shakira channel and has over 3.1 billion views. This makes it the most watched FIFA World Cup anthem amd also one of the most watched music videos.