The perfect song for a soccer tournament, such as the World Cup and Copa América, should capture the sport’s adrenaline rush, passion and excitement. Latin superstars like Ricky Martin, Pitbull and Shakira have given fans some of the most memorable fútbol anthems, including “Cup of Life” and “Waka Waka,” which have become iconic songs not only for the artist, but for soccer aficionados around the world.
This summer, Pitbull and Becky G are adding the beat to Copa América Centenario, which kicks off this Friday. Mr. Worldwide and Becky G teamed up for the official song of the tournament called “Superstar.” The singers will perform the celebratory track during the closing ceremony on June 26.
In anticipation of Copa América, here are five of the most memorable soccer anthems. Below, you can vote for your favorite!
Ricky Martin’s “Cup of Life” – World Cup 1998
Shakira’s “Waka Waka” – World Cup 2010
Diego Torres‘ “Creo en América” – Copa América 2011
Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez & Claudia Leitte’s “We Are One” – World Cup 2014
Pitbull & Becky G’s “Superstar” – Copa América 2016