Nelly Furtado has been chosen to sing the official anthem of the three-week Euro 2004 soccer tournament in Portugal.

Nelly Furtado has been chosen to sing the official anthem of the three-week Euro 2004 soccer tournament in Portugal.

The artist, who was raised in Canada by Portuguese parents, will perform the song "Forca" July 4 at Lisbon's Benfica Estadio da Luz during celebrations before the final match of the championship.

The track, which translates in sporting terminology as "Go for It," is from Furtado's latest album, "Folklore" (DreamWorks). She is also likely to be record the song in Portuguese. Details of the song's release as a single have yet to be announced.

Furtado is also set to perform in Lisbon on June 10 as part of the 10th-anniversary celebration of the Super Bock Super Rock Festival, organized by local promoters the Sound of Music.

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