Shakira confirmed to perform at opening ceremony of Copa America 2024 final

Shakira confirmed to perform at opening ceremony of Copa America 2024 final | Credits: Imago, Instagram/Copa America

Shakira confirmed to perform at opening ceremony of Copa America 2024 final

David Ben 11:51 - 10.07.2024

Shakira will take centre stage at the finals of the 2024 Copa America.

Colombian music sensation and popstar Shakira has been officially announced as the headline performer for the opening ceremony of the Copa America 2024 final.

Set to take place at Miami's iconic Hard Rock Stadium in Miami on July 14, the “Hips don’t lie” crooner, renowned for her dynamic stage presence and chart-topping hits, is set to thrill over 65,000 fans at the final of America’s biggest soccer showpiece.

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Shakira will perform at the final of the 2024 Copa America in Miami | Instagram/Copa America

This eagerly anticipated performance marks a significant return to the spotlight in the world of sports for the global superstar, whose last major live appearance was at the 2020 Super Bowl halftime show alongside Jennifer Lopez.

Argentina already booked their place in the final of Wednesday morning after the defending champions defeated Canada 2-1 in the semi final.

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Argentina celebrate Lautaro Martinez' goal against Canada | Imago

Albiceleste will face either Uruguay or Colombia in the finals.

Uruguay and Colombia on July 11, at the Bank of America stadium

What happened to Shakira after Gerard Pique split?

Shakira | Imago

Following her split from longtime partner Gerard Pique, former Barcelona star and father of her two children, Sasha dnd Milan, Shakira has now turned her full focus on her career and artistic endeavors.

The couple's separation in 2022 garnered significant media attention, after the ex-Barcelona star allegedly cheated on the Latin music icon.

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Gerard Pique won 38 trophies as a player | Imago

Since then, the Kings League CEO has already moved on from his relationship with Shakira and is now in a relationship with a former student employee of his company, Clara Chia Martí.

On the other hand, Shakira has been linked to several high profile celebrities and athletes including F1 racing driver Lewis Hamilton, Hollywood actor Tom Cruise, and NBA star Jimmy Butler.

Popular singer and artist Shakira || Credit: Imago

Despite the challenges, Shakira's commitment to her craft remains unwavering, evident in her continued success and artistic contributions.

Her performance at the Copa America final serves as a testament to resilience and artistic prowess, showcasing Shakira's ability to connect with global audiences through music and performance.

As she prepares to grace the stage in Miami, fans and spectators alike eagerly anticipate a spectacle that promises to be as memorable as it is captivating.

Stay tuned as Shakira prepares to deliver a performance that will undoubtedly be a highlight of the Copa America 2024 final festivities.