Maluma’s biggest dream has come true: The 24-year-old singer is set to go to the FIFA World Cup in Russia after announcing his participation in the Coca-Cola anthem “Colors,” originally recorded by Jason Derulo, on Wednesday afternoon (March 14) in Miami.
Now, why is going to the World Cup Maluma’s biggest dream? Before music, there was fútbol in his life. The Colombian superstar always fantasized about going to the World Cup as a soccer player, but never thought that music could lead him to the same goal.
During a live Q&A, moderated by Billboard’s Executive Director Latin Content & Programming, Leila Cobo, Maluma answered questions related to his passion for soccer. Below, see five things you should know about Maluma and soccer.