FIFA releases official Women’s World Cup song

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FIFA have released the official song for the Women’s World Cup and it’s different from the past.

The Women’s World Cup song is known as ‘Do It Again’, Performed by two female artists from the host nations, BENEE from Aotearoa New Zealand and Mallrat from Australia.

The two artists will take centre stage to deliver a performance of Do It Again at the opening ceremony at Eden Park on July 20.

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FIFA says the song “embodies the spirit of unity, celebration, and empowerment that characterises the FIFA Women’s World Cup and delivers an unforgettable backdrop for the tournament.”

“The two have joined forces on a vibrant and infectious anthem that promises to captivate fans worldwide and provide an unforgettable soundtrack to the tournament.”

“This performance will set the tone for the unforgettable tournament that lies ahead, starting with co-hosts New Zealand against 1995 winners Norway in Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau.”

BENEE, whose name is Stella Bennett, said “Being a small part of this incredible celebration of women’s sport is an absolute dream come true for me

“As a keen young football player, I just couldn’t have imagined this! I’ve loved the experience of writing a song which I hope reflects my excitement at having the world’s biggest women’s sports event held on my home turf, and I can’t wait to perform Do It Again live with Mallrat at the opening ceremony.”

Grace Shaw aka Mallrat said “I was so excited when FIFA asked me to be involved in this massive event, alongside BENEE, who is one of my favourite artists and also people. I am really looking forward to this experience and feel super grateful that I get to share it with my friend.”

FIFA’s Creative Entertainment Executive, RedOne, said “My two loves are football and music — this new FIFA song is the next instalment of our push at FIFA to celebrate and bring the world together for the FIFA Women’s World Cup.”