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Shakira, Wyclef for World Cup closing ceremony

Shakira, Wyclef Jean for World Cup closing ceremony
Posted on July 3, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on July 3, 2014 at 8:12 a.m.

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Colombian pop star Shakira and hip hop artist Wyclef Jean will perform at the World Cup’s closing ceremony in Brazil.

Shakira will be at the World Cup for the third time and sing her “La la la (Brazil 2014)” with Brazil’s Carlinhos Brown ahead of the July 13 final at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana Stadium.

Wyclef, guitarist Santana and Alexandre Pires will combine on Dar Um Jeito, the main theme song for the World Cup.

Announcing the lineup, FIFA also said Brazilian singer-songwriter Ivete Sangalo “will bring a distinctive local flavor to the show” with a medley of well-known Brazilian numbers and will be joined by Pires.




 FILE - In this Friday, July 27, 2012 file photo, Chairmen of the two chambers of the new FIFA Ethics Committee Michael Garcia, left, from the US and Joachim Eckert, right, from Germany attend a press conference, at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland. FIFA ethics judge Joachim Eckert is unlikely to reach final decisions in the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding corruption probe until early next year. The German judge also suggested on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, it was not his job to remove Russia or Qatar as hosts or order a re-vote based on FIFA prosecutor Michael Garcia's investigation. (AP Photo/Keystone, Walter Bieri, File)

Updated at 12:38 p.m.
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