As much as football fans around the world are excited about the FIFA World Cup, there is more enthusiasm among them about the FIFA theme song. FIFA theme songs are FIFA anthems that always manage to leave a mark on football fans.
This year’s theme song is Hayya Hayya composed by Trinidad Cardona, Davido and Ayesha. This theme song is actually a collection of many songs. Let’s take a look at the most iconic football theme songs of all time.
The anthem song released during the FIFA World Cup is very special for football lovers. These anthem songs have been released during every World Cup since 1990. Their specialty is that they gain a special place in the hearts of football fans.
to be number one
Anthon Song To Be Number One was during the FIFA World Cup held in Italy in the year 1990. This song is very special because it was the first song in the history of FIFA to be released as an anthem. This anthem was a slow rock song which was sung by Giorgio. This song was released in English and Italian languages.
America was the host of the Football World Cup in the year 1994. This time an anthem song was made by Daryl Hall and the Sounds of Blackness called Gloryland. It was a hit song at the time, inspired by classic American slow pop songs from the 90s.
the cup of life
The Cup of Life song was released for the 1998 World Cup in France. This song by Ricky Martin soon became a sensation. Even today it is one of the most famous songs of FIFA.
In 2002, South Korea and Japan jointly hosted the World Cup. Boom Song was released in this year. It has been included in the most prominent songs of FIFA. The item song was sung by American singer Anastasia. Its lyrics were written by Glenn Ballard.
The Item of Our Lives
Germany hosted the FIFA World Cup 2006. The song The Time of Our Lives was released during this time. The song was performed by Toni Braxton and the multinational opera band II Divo.
Waka Waka is one of the most famous songs in the FIFA World Cup. This song was sung by Colombian singer Shakira. Waka Waka is a song that was released in 2010 for the World Cup to be held in South Africa, but even today this song is on the lips of football fans.
we are one
In the year 2014 World Cup was held in Brazil, in which Pitbull sang the song We Are One. People liked this song for a glimpse of Brazilian folk music.
live it up
The high tempo song Live It Up was introduced at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This song was performed by Nicky Jam. The song was performed by Hollywood actor Will Smith and Albanian singer Era Istrefi.
hey hey hey
This year the World Cup 2022 is being organized in Qatar. This year’s FIFA anthem is Hayya Hayya, composed by Trinidad Cardona, Davido and Ayesha. This song is very special. Glimpses of traditional Arabic music are also being seen in it.