The 2022 World Cup in Qatar has several theme songs on the line. The opening ceremony invited Jung Kook, a member of the famous Korean boy group BTS, to premiere “Dreamers” at the Al Bayt Stadium in Cartel. The comments were finally positive. Some bluntly expressed their dislike for BTS after watching the performance Changing perspective, the Korean wave is popular all over the world, and those who know the current affairs are the best. The International Football Federation does not forget to follow the trend, and the KPOP genre takes the lead. BTS has a huge influence and has successfully aroused heated discussions around the world.
Not only that, but the International Ball Federation also launched “Tukoh Taka” and “Hayya Hayya”. Unfortunately, these two themes have received negative reviews. Although the song Tukoh Taka was assisted by Nicki Minaj, it was rated by netizens as the worst World Cup theme song in history. Some lamented that it would be better to reuse the past theme song, at least not as harsh as it is now.
Looking back on the theme songs of previous World Cups, several of them were well-known and well-known. Anyone who has never watched the World Cup must have heard them. As long as they see the three words “World Cup”, the melody will automatically ring in their ears. It turns out that it has already been implanted in their heads. Among them, these two songs have not been surpassed so far, and are known as the most brainwashing and eye-catching World Cup theme songs.
Ricky Martin《The Cup of Life》
For the young people of Generation Z, if you are a millennial baby, this song is more unfamiliar than strangers. It was a classic divine song in the hearts of all post-80s and post-90s. “La Copa De La Vida” was the 1998 World Cup in France The theme song, the English name is The Cup of Life, and the Chinese translation is the cup of life.
This song is sung by Ricky Martin , who has the reputation of “Latin Prince”. He has a handsome face and a pair of melancholy, divine, and aura-filled eyes. Just watching the singer appear on the stage, he still has countless fans. The song “Go Go Go! Ale Ale Ale!”, fans all over the world sang in chorus together, cheering up the audience.
Shakira Waka Waka: This Time for Africa
In addition to the Latin prince, of course the Latin queen Shakira is also indispensable. The theme song of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa “Waka Waka: This Time for Africa” has become the most eye-catching theme song of the previous World Cup. Before the attack of the Korean wave, Latin songs dominated the world in the millennium . “Waka” represents fire in African language. Back then, Shakira and the South African group Freshlyground launched it together. The singing style is full of African rhythms, coupled with Shakira’s exquisite dance, which left a deep impression. If you can’t sing, you can definitely dance, and you can’t dance. Yes, and definitely will sing.