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The much awaited FIFA World Cup 2014 is finally here and Brazil has made sure to give the Football fans sense of excitement with a star studded affair. The opening ceremony of FIFA World Cup 2014 will take place at Arena Corinthians Stadium in Sao Paulo on Thursday before the hosts take on Croatia in the opening game.

Singer/Rapper Pitbull and Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte will perform the  official FIFA World Cup Song “We Are One (Ole Ola)”, while Jennifer Lopez, who also featured in the song, will not make it. But the good news is that Singer Beyonce Knowles and The Beatles’ Sir Paul McCartney will also perform at the opening ceremony, though till now  it’s not known whether they will appear together or give individual performances.

Palestinian “Arab Idol” winner Mohammed Assaf has also been reportedly invited by FIFA president Sepp Blatter to perform live at the grand event. It is reported that more than 600 dancers are going to set the stadium on fire with their performances. Be ready to witness a grand Brazilian style opening ceremony!

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