FIFA World Cup anthem released
Kathmandu, May 13
FIFA today released its official Coca-Cola-sponsored anthem ‘Colors’ for the 2018 FIFA World Cup to be hosted by Russia from June 14 to July 15. The song, which is sung and written by American pop star Jason Derulo, emphasizes the excitement that greets the arrival of the World Cup.
Derulo, a global pop star travelled to his homeland of Haiti to create the official music video for ‘Colors’. The song is Coca-Cola’s anthem for 2018 FIFA World Cup and on the day the song debuted, Jason posted on social media that he had the idea of unity in mind as he was writing the uptempo jam.
The video was shot in Miami, where Jason was raised, and at The CitadelleLaferriere, a mountaintop fortress located in Nord, Haiti. Wycleaf Jean, who is also of Haitian descent, makes a brief cameo where he is seen playing guitar. In the video, people from all over the world can be seen coming out to celebrate their respective flags and nationalities ahead of the Beautiful Game’s biggest tournament.
The lyrics of ‘Colors’ reflect an appreciation of diversity and coming together. It gives the message that it’s time to raiseones flag and represent ones country.