The 2022 FIFA World Cup Finals between Argentina and France has arrived however one hour earlier than the final match, a wave of artists took over the soccer discipline for an lively closing ceremony held Sunday (Dec. 18) on the Lusail Stadium in Qatar.
Dubbed “A Evening to Keep in mind,” the ceremony, which laces poetry and music, initiated with a candy rendition of Louis Armstrong’s “What a Great World” as metallic dolphins floated across the stadium. A motivational poem within the Arabic language adopted as a bunch of individuals held giant, inflatable balls representing the 32 nations that participated within the World Cup. Argentina and France floated on the finish.
The ten-minute efficiency included a mashup of songs from the official FIFA music soundtrack, kicking off with American-Nigerian artist Davido and Qatari singer Aisha singing “(Hayya Hayya) Higher Collectively.” Rocking an all-yellow leather-based match, Puerto Rican star Ozuna, and French-Congolese rapper Gims joined the artists for an uplifting set of “Arhbo,” which hit No. 1 on Billboard‘s Latin Airplay chart dated Dec. 17, marking Gims’ first No. 1 title on any U.S. chart. The closing ceremony wrapped with the complete feminine lineup of “Gentle the Sky.”
“Writing the historical past in Qatar,” Ozuna expressed on Instagram about all of the activations he’s been doing within the Center East. “Thanks to my most actual followers, I like you.”
Though Puerto Rico was not one of many nations that performed on the World Cup, Ozuna has been very a lot concerned with the match.
Along with being part of the FIFA soundtrack, the “Hey Mor” singer teamed up with Coca-Cola Puerto Rico for limited-edition collectible cans and graced the digital cowl of L’Officiel Hommes journal for its 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar version.
“Because of you, we proceed leaving a footprint around the globe,” the artist famous.