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JLo, Pitbull FIFA World Cup song - Hit or Flop? Tell Us!

Last updated on: June 13, 2014 14:30 IST

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The greatest show on the earth kicked-off with a glittering opening ceremony that encapsulated the colour, culture and character of Brazil, which is hosting the football World Cup for first time since 1950.

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The opening ceremony featured Jennifer Lopez, rapper Pitbull and Brazilian pop star Claudia Leitte who sang the official Fifa World Cup theme ‘We Are One’.

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Image: Singer Jennifer Lopez performs during the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 FIFA World Cup
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A giant ball opened and took the form of a flower. Brazilian singer Claudinha surfaced from under it along with Pop icon Jennifer Lopez and rapper Pit Bull.

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Image: Singers Jennifer Lopez, left, and Claudia Leitte perform during the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 FIFA World Cup
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The trio sang the official FIFA World Cup song We Are One (Ole Ola) -- but it appeared Jennifer's mike was not working.

The poor sound quality left many viewers unable to enjoy the ceremony.

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Image: Singers Pitbull,left, and Jennifer Lopez perform
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J-Lo, dressed in a low-cut green outfit, turned up for the performance despite earlier reports that she would not be able to attend.

The song is the lead single from the FIFA World Cup album, and follows on from Shakira's anthem Waka Waka in 2010.

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Image: Singers Claudia Leitte,left, Jennifer Lopez,centre, and Pitbull perform during the 2014 World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo
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Also, the song could not be heard clearly and the ceremony, in which about 500 people showed the vibrant colours of Brazil, concluded abruptly.


Image: Singer Jennifer Lopez performs
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