Shakira to Perform at the FIFA World Cup Closing Ceremony in Brazil

  | July 04, 2014 19:00 IST (London)
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A still from the music video for Shakira?s song La La La which she released prior to the World Cup 2014

It is her third consecutive appearance at a World Cup closing ceremony

Colombian pop star Shakira will perform at the closing ceremony of the Football World Cup 2014, which takes place before the final game in Rio de Janeiro on July 13.
The 37-year-old singer will perform her song La La La at the Maracana stadium, reported BBC online.
It is her third consecutive appearance at a World Cup closing ceremony, after performing in South Africa in 2010 and in Germany in 2006. (Also Read: Shakira's Second official World Cup song)
Shakira, whose home team Colombia will face Brazil in the quarter-finals, said she was "thrilled" to be performing at the event.
"I have an intricate relationship with football for obvious reasons, and I truly understand what the World Cup means to so many people, myself included," the singer said in a statement.
"The fans have shown the most incredible support for this song and I can't wait to perform it for them," she added.

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