Copa America Centenario Official theme songTrue to the tradition, this year’s Copa America Centenario, which is to be held in the United States, has also had a few theme songs which will be music to the ears of fans all over the world. “Somos Uno”, by the Puerto Rican singer Yandel will serve as the official song for the tournament. A beautiful and energetic rendition of the song was performed by Yandel during the tournament’s fixtures draw. The message given forward by the song is one of unity and solidarity. “Somos Unos” is Spanish for “We are one”, and throughout the song Yandel sings of crossing boundaries and breaking divisions to live together united as we all are brothers. This is an inspirational song serving as the official song for the Copa America Centenario as it will inspire teams to play a fair match showing match spirit and inclusiveness towards other teams’ players.
“Lighthouse” by the Croatian singer Nina Kraljić has been announced as the official anthem for the tournament. The song is also one of hope and having belief in oneself. It would inspire the players to have faith in their abilities and their teammates to fight back and show intensity during difficult times. The tournament has one another official anthem, which is the Bulgarian singer Poli Genova’s song “If Love Was a Crime”. These two songs complement each other beautifully and would serve its purpose of bringing fans and players together during this tournament.
The tournament also has a second official song, which is the Indian singer Priyanka Chopra’s single “in My City”. It encapsulates the Copa America’s first time history of hosting the tournament outside of a South American country perfectly.
Football is a beautiful game that brings people from different cultures and across different nations together, united by their love and passion for the game. These four songs, serving as the official songs and anthems for the tournament, are a perfect way for these people coming together to celebrate as one entire community of footballers.