The following is a slideshow of 15 hot photos of Shakira, who is a World Cup superstar. Shakira does not play soccer professionally but she is forever connected to World Cup soccer for three reasons. Shakira has released a song for the 2014 World Cup called La La La.
In 2010, Shakira released the song Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) as the official song for the 2010 FIFA World Cup soccer tournament that was held in South Africa.
Shakira is also connected to World Cup 2014 because she has been in a relationship with soccer star Gerard Pique, who is competing at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil as part of the team from Spain, since she met him at the World Cup in 2010.
15 Hot photos of World Cup superstar singer Shakira in 2014
On May 7, 2010, Shakira, along with the South African band Freshlyground, released the official World Cup song for 2010 called Waka Waka (This Time for Africa). The song was mainly written and produced by John Hill, with Shakira, Freshlyground and the mokassa group from Cameroon called Golden Sounds also helping with the songwriting.
On June 10, 2010, Shakira and Freshlyground performed the song live at the official FIFA 2010 World Cup kick-off concert at Orlando Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa (see photos). Shakira also performed some of her hit singles like Hips Don't Lie and She Wolf.
The performance got the 2010 World Cup off to a rousing start. While shooting the music video for Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) Shakira met Gerard Pique, a soccer player from Spain. Fittingly, Spain won the 2010 World Cup.
At the closing ceremony for the 2010 World Cup, Shakira again performed Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) bringing the house down as she was joined on stage by many African singers, dancers and children.
The music video performance of Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) by Shakira has almost 700 million views on YouTube. It is currently the eighth most viewed YouTube video of all time, and the second most by a woman.
Hope you enjoy the hot photos of beautiful Shakira in the slideshow. Watch for Shakira at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, as she will probably be there to root on her soccer star Gerard Pique.