The Fifa World Cup songs has always been a major talking point when the greatest show on earth rolls on the field. The first time the world heard a theme song for the football flagship event was in 1962, with the Los Ramblers’ "The World Cup Rock" acting as the theme to the tournament in Chile. Since then, the hosts of each of tournament every four years had its own tune to make the world tap to the tune.
On the occasion of the world going wild with the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia, Dhaka Tribune sports puts out its list of the 10 best World Cup songs.
1. The Cup of Life – Ricky Martin – France 1998
2. Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) - Shakira – South Africa 2010
3. Waving Flag (unofficial) – K’naan – South Africa 2010
4. We Are One (Ole Ola) - Pitbull feat. Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte – Brazil 2014
5. Un’estateitaliana (To Be Number One) - Edoardo Bennato and Gianna Nannini– Italy 1990
6. La LaLa (unofficial) – Shakira – Brazil 2014
7. The Time of Our Lives - Il Divo – Germany 2006
8. Vangelis - Anthem – South Korea/Japan 2002
9. Fifa World Cup Russia 2018 – Polina Gagarina, Egor Creed and DJ Smash – Russia 2018
10. Gloryland – Daryl Hall and Sounds of Blackness – USA 1994