WORLD ANTHEM. Even before the start of the World Cup in Qatar, FIFA unveiled the competition's two official anthems.
[Updated December 18, 2022 at 8:30 a.m.] Qatar will have been no exception to the rule: to accompany its 2022 World Cup, which began on Sunday November 20, 2022 and ends on Sunday December 18, FIFA had unveiled , the months preceding the event, two official songs, designated as anthems of this football competition: Hayya Hayya (Better Together) by Trinidad Cardona, Davido and Aisha and Arhbo, by Gims and Ozuna.
Because Qatar also had decided to make music an integral part of this World Cup, in particular by inviting many French and international artists to come to Doha, during the opening ceremony on Sunday November 20, or to the occasion of daily concerts throughout the duration of the competition.
Last April, FIFA unveiled the first official anthem for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar: the song Hayya Hayya (Better Together), performed by the American singer of R
"Produced by multi-Grammy Award-winning producer RedOne, Hayya Hayya will be the first of many official FIFA World Cup songs," read a press release at the time of the song's release.
Indeed, a few months later, in the summer of 2022, FIFA unveiled a second official anthem for this football world cup in Qatar, this time performed by an artist well known to the French public: Gims. The interpreter of J'me tire has collaborated with the Puerto Rican star Ozuna, on a song called Arhbo.
Released on August 20 on YouTube, the song is also accompanied by a clip, shot in Qatar, which totals more than 30 million views on the platform. Note that Gims will participate in the closing evening of the World Cup, December 18 in Lusail. “End of suspense I am happy to announce that I will perform in the final of the World Cup live in Doha on December 18, for Congo for France for history…”, wrote the rapper on the networks social.