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Shakira talks World Cup
Colombian singer tells Al Jazeera how the power of football can bring people together.
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2010 15:02 GMT

 

Shakira, the Colombian-born international pop star, is due to sing her World Cup anthem 'Waka Waka' at the closing ceremony in Johannesburg's Soccer City stadium on Sunday, ahead of the 2010 final between Spain and the Netherlands.

Al Jazeera's David Foster spoke to the singer who told him that even a non-football connoisseur like her has been caught up in the fever of the games.

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