Shakira & Freshlyground “Time For Africa” World Cup Anthem 2010

Shakira and South African band Freshlyground’s song “Time for Africa,” has been selected as the official World Cup anthem.

The track — which will provide the soundtrack to soccer’s Super Bowl — will be released to radio stations across the world next week and will be available for download beginning April 26. The Colombian pop queen and the Capetown band will perform the song at the World Cup kickoff concert in Soweto on June 10, at the tournament’s opening ceremony, and during the July 11 finals.