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FIFA World Cup Football Anthems

Updated on July 17, 2012

Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) - Shakira

FIFA and Sony have jointly selected Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) as the official anthem for the ensuing 2010 FIFA World Cup to be held in South Africa. The lyric has been written by Shakira, the internatinally renowned singer from Latin America, who is expected to perform with South African band Freshlyground. The rhythmical native African sounds are so rapturous to hear and the song truly reflects the unbounded energy of the host continent.

WAKA WAKA - SHAKIRA this time for Africa Official Anthem for South Africa Football World Cup 2010 High Quality Video

K'NAAN - Wavin' Flag ft., David Guetta

Waving Flag - K’naan

The official anthem of Coca-Cola's 2010 FIFA World Cup, South Africa program, Waving Flag from Somalian-Canadian Artist K’naan speaks eloquently about Africa’s picturesque beauty, and the wild life that inhabit the continent. Many earnestly expect that all the football matches featuring African nations such as Ivory Coast, Ghana, Cameroon, Nigeria, and Algeria will have vociferous fan support. As the song rightly depicts, it is now Africa’s turn to shine and wave their flags.

England World Cup Song 2010 - Swagga - The Victory Bus

The Victory Bus - Swagga

For all the ardent England football fans, a vibrant foot-tapping anthem by Swagga called The Victory Bus is the England World Cup 2010 Football Anthem. Many soccer enthusiasts will love to see England doing well in the World Cup as they have some truly good players in the world. The song more than reflects the dynamism and vitality of English football.

The Killers - All These Things That I've Done

All These Things That I’ve Done

With the 2010 Football World Cup just around the corner, the excitement is being built up and the fans of various participating teams are getting terribly restive. The Las Vegas rock band The Killers deliver the superb soundtrack with their hit “All These Things That I’ve Done”. The song highlights some of the great football moments from FIFA’s previous World Cup held four years ago.

Campione - E-type

Campione - E-Type

As the 2010 World Cup in South Africa is so near, many turn nostalgic and recall the last World Cup in Germany in 2006 and particularly one of its best moments- the infamous Zidane head butt. Campione by E-Type is the perfect masterpiece as FIFA World Cup Anthem.


This My Dear is England

This My Dear is England - 2010 England is the World Cup song has all the elements the crazy soccer and football fans will love to listen. The song deserves all round support as a chunk of all funds raised goes to war heroes. The message is loud and clear - “Heroes Live Forever, Make Our Nation Proud, Wear your Shirt with Pride and Sing Our Anthem Loud!”

Celebrate the day

Celebrate the Day - Fifa worldcup 2006 official Anthem

German Soccer Music Video is a fascinating piece of music from Germany celebrating their undying passion for soccer. The music is by Herbert Groenemeier and the song is titled Zeit. It is understood that it is the German version of the FIFA World Cup “Celebrate the Day” anthem. The music, though outlandish to many, sounds fabulous and the footage of the great German football fans is remarkable.

One - U2, World Cup 2006 Final Closure

One - U2

The FIFA World Cup anthem by U2 titled “One” was preformed by U2 is arguably one of the most memorable soccer songs ever. One must watch this in HD quality to obtain the perfect impact and to know the sheer joy and emotion the great game of football provides to millions of people all over the world.


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      RajRaghulRanjith(legendsRRR) 6 years ago

      we like all football songs waka waka is our favourite

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      SpiffyD 6 years ago from The Caribbean

      FIFA certainly has some of the best tunes in sport. Even the FIFA Fair Play anthem is great. Ricky Martin's Allez Allez for France 1998 was one of the best.

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      shubham 7 years ago

      i like the song waka waka but i have not got it.

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      kainat 7 years ago

      waka waka love u:*

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      Elena 7 years ago from London, UK

      Very interesting Hub - I enjoyed it. The U2 one is my favourite. Hope you won't mind me linking it to one of my sports Hubs.

      Best Wishes.