List of Official songs & anthems of the past editions of the FIFA World Cup

List of Official songs & anthems of the past editions of the FIFA World Cup – FIFA World Cup is one of the most decorated soccer tournaments popular among youths from all across the globe. It is a global sports event, where players from top football teams compete in the event to clinch the prestigious FIFA title. The 2022 FIFA World Cup is just a couple of months away, to be hosted in Qatar.

The hype to enjoy the much-awaited FIFA World Cup is all way around, where fans are eagerly waiting to witness their favorite player performing on the field. Since its inception, one of the major attractions of the tournament is its official song and anthems. So here we have come up with the list of Official songs and anthems of the past editions of the FIFA World Cup.

When did the tradition of the FIFA World Cup Anthem Started?

You being an avid follower of the FIFA World cup, might be curious to reveal when did the tradition of the FIFA World Cup Anthem started?. FIFA World Cup is well known for decades mainly for its great songs and anthems which have remained on the top list of the charts.

So stay tuned with us, as here you will find the best world cup songs of all time from Ricky Martin to Shakira.

List of Official songs & anthems of the past editions of the FIFA World Cup
List of Official songs & anthems of the past editions of the FIFA World Cup

List of Official songs & anthems of the past editions of the FIFA World Cup

The first official world cup song was released 56 years ago, a rockabilly throwback by Chilean rockers Los Ramblers “El Rock del mundial”. One thing that always united the FIFA World Cup followers is its internationally divisive official world cup song which is associated with some of the famous names from the music industry.

FIFA WORLD CUP SONG TITLE PERFORMER LANGUAGE
1962 “El Rock del Mundial” Los Ramblers Spanish
1966 “World Cup Willie” Lonnie Donegan English
1970 “Futbol Mexico 70” Los Hermanos Zavala Spanish
1974 “Futbol” Maryla Rodowicz English, Polish, German, Russian, and Spanish
1978 “El Mundial” Buenos Aires Municipal Symphony None (Instrumental)
1982 “Mundial 82” Spanish
1986 “A Special Kind of Hero” Stephanie Lawrence English
1986 “Hot Hot Hot” Arrow English
1986 “El mundo unido por un balon” (Official Song) Juan Carlos Abara Spanish
1990 “Un’estate Italiana” Edoardo Bennato and Gianna Nannini (Italian), Giorgio Moroder Project (English) Italian and English
1994 “Gloryland” Daryl Hall and Sounds of Blackness English
1994 “We are the Champions” Queen English
1998 “La Cour des Grands (Do you Mind if I Play) Youssou N’Dour and Axelle Red French and English
1998 “La Copa de la Vida (The cup of life) Ricky Martin English and Spanish
1998 “Carnavel de Paris” Dario G
1998 “Together Now” Jean Michel Jarre and Tetsuya Komuro English and Spanish
2002 “Anthem” Vangelis Instrumental
2002 “Boom” Anastacia English
2002 “Lets Get Together Now” Voices of Korea/Japan Korean and Japanese
2006 “Zeit dass sich was dreht” (Celebrate the day” Herbert Gronemeyer and Amadou, Mariam English, French, German, and Bambara
2006 “The Time of our Lives” Il Divo, Toni Braxton English, Spanish
2006 “Arriba Arriba” Ana Barbara, Mariana Seoane, Anais Martinez, Pablo Montero Spanish
2006 “Hips don’t lie” Shakira English, Spanish
2006 “Love Generation” Bob Sinclar English
2010 “Sign of a Victory” R. Kelly English
2010 “Waka Waka” Shakira English, Spanish, Fang
2010 “Wavin Flag” K’Naan English
2014 “Dar um Jeito” (We Will Find a Way) Carlos Santana English, Spanish, Portuguese
2014 “We Are One (Ole Ola)” Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez, Claudia Leitte English, Spanish, Portuguese
2014 “La La La” Shakira, Carlinhos Brown English, Spanish, Portuguese
2014 “Magic in the Air” Magic System, Chawki French
2014 “Time of Our Lives” Ahmed Chawki English, French, Arabic
2014 “The World is Ours” David Correy, Monobloco English
2014 “La Copa de Todos” David Correy, Monobloco, Wisin, Paty Cantu Spanish, English
2018 “Live it Up” Nicky Jam, Will Smith, Era Isterfi English, Spanish
2018 “Living Football” Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe Instrumental
2018 “Colors” Jason Derulo, Maluma, Qurat-ul-Ain Balouch English, Spanish, Urdu
2022 “Hayya Hayya” (Better Together” Trinidad Cardano, Davido, Aisha English

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