World-renowned singer and recording artist Jennifer Lopez will perform at the World Cup 2014 opening ceremony according to the latest news released by FIFA on Tuesday. The news was contrary to the previous post made by some officials of FIFA that the American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez will not be performing because of “production issues.”
The 44-year-old Jennifer Lopez who already recorded the official theme song of the World Cup 2014 in Brazil titled, “We Are One,” alongside rapper Pitbull, Brazil singer Claudia Leitte and Brazilian drumming collective Olodum. The Latin American singer will perform with the rest of the group during the opening ceremony of FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil.
According to previous reports, there is a huge possibility that Jennifer Lopez could not perform in the highly anticipated opening ceremony of one of the world’s most prestigious sporting event after some “production issues” prevented the singer from travelling to Brazil.
In an official statement released by FIFA, they stated that “FIFA and the Local Organizing Committee are delighted to announce that we will have the full line-up of stars,” it said in a statement.
Based upon the plans of the World Cup Organizing Committee, the performance of Pitbull, Claudie Leitte, Jennifer Lopez and Olodum will serve as the climax of the opening ceremony.
The organizers also expects more than 60,000 people will witness the event in Sao Paulo’s Corinthians Arena to watch the opening ceremony and will personally support the home team Brazil on their first game against Croatia. FIFA also expects around a billion people around the world are expected to tune in on their TV sets to witness various games from the world’s best national football teams.