Top 10 Best FIFA World Cup Songs of All-Time

By | September 19, 2017

Top 10 Best FIFA World Cup Songs of All-Time- FIFA World Cup title subject songs are songs embraced authoritatively to be utilized as warm-ups to the occasion, to go with the titles amid the occasion and as a trinket indication of the occasions and additionally to advertise crusades driving for the World Container, giving the vocalists uncommon general world scope and reputation.

The songs picked are generally multilingual utilizing English, the dialect of the official dialect of the sorting out nation and additionally other world dialects, most strikingly Spanish. The official forms additionally bring about cover forms in numerous different dialects by the first craftsman or by neighborhood specialists. Top 10 Best FIFA World Cup Songs of All-Time

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Top 10 Best FIFA World Cup Songs of All-Time

10 Gianna Nannini & Edoardo Bennato – UN Estate Italiana (1990) – This World Cup anthem had two versions released – “Un’estate Italiana” in Italian and “To be number one” in English. Giorgio Moroder and Tom Whitlock composed this beloved song.

9 Shakira – Waka Waka (2010) – Colombian pop sensation and singer-songwriter Shakira joined hands with the South African band freshly ground to create the 2010 official anthem “Waka Waka- This time for Africa.” The single was included as the leading track in the compilation 2010 FIFA World Cup album.

8 Lonnie Donegan – World Cup Willy (1966) – Lonnie Donegan was responsible for composing “World Cup willy” for the 1966 World Cup in England. The Lord of Skiffle recorded this oddity tune devoted to the mascot of the 1966 World cup in Britain.

7 Los Ramblers – El Rock del Mundial (1962) – This is where it all began. The concept of World Cup songs originated in 1962, Chile when Los Ramblers composed the first ever official anthem titled “El Rock del Mundial.”

6 Youssou N’Dour and Axelle Red – Les Cour des Grands (1998) – France served as the host country of the 1998 World Cup which was ultimately won by them. But prior to the tournament, the feeling within the nation was quite low as the supporters lacked confidence in their team’s chances of succeeding in the event.

5 Daryl Hall – Gloryland (1994) – When the USA is involved in any global event, expect the occasion to reach new heights. And with a country boasting of world-famous musical geniuses, the time was right for FIFA to hit the “Land of the Brave” as 80’s billboard certified pop artist Daryl Hall accompanied by Sounds of Blackness composed and sang “Gloryland” which was the 1994 non-official anthem. The song was a success on the US and UK music charts

4 Vangelis – Anthem (2002) – This anthem should be fresh in our memories if we do remember Cafu picking up the trophy in Japan over a decade ago and the music hit the stadium to glorify Brazil’s success. Vangelis, the man who is responsible for the ever inspiring “Conquest of Paradise” theme composed for the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

3 Il Divo and Tony Braxton, “The Time of Our Lives” (2006) – This is perhaps the most emotional and soulful song that one could hear among all the other anthems. Six-time Grammy-winning R&B singer-songwriter Toni Braxton combined with the Operatic Pop male group Il Divo to perform this masterpiece for the 2006 World Cup which was held in Germany.

2 K’naan feat. Nancy Ajram – Wavin’ Flag (2010) – Everybody was talking about K’naan during the 2010 World Cup. It seems the guy was a fan favorite even before the tournament began. Well if you compose something which is as happy and cute as “Wavin’ Flag”, then people are bound to join your wagon. K’naan originally wrote the song to epitomize the freedom aspirations of the people of  Somalia.

1 Ricky Martin – Copa de la Vida – (1998) – “The Cup of Life” was the song that revolutionized the concept of World Cup anthems. Somehow this song was responsible for making a cross-over to the mainstream world and laying the groundwork for the next acts to follow. Ricky Martin was bestowed with the honors to perform this song and the Puerto Rican became a worldwide sensation after the song came out.

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