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Official World Cup Theme Criticized As Dull
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Official World Cup Theme Criticized As Dull

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Official World Cup Theme Criticized As Dull

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Brazil plays host to the World Cup and many Brazilians hate the theme for the soccer tournament. They're baffled that the song features the Cuban-American singer Pitbull and Bronx-born Jennifer Lopez.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Here it is, the 2014 World Cup soccer theme - music for the event in Brazil. And many Brazilians hate it. They're baffled the song features the Cuban-American singer Pitbull and Bronx-born Jennifer Lopez. Lyrics are in English and Spanish as well as Portuguese. A music critic calls it a dull, generic pop theme. It is just not Brazilian enough for the - wait, what's the name of that cup again? It's MORNING EDITION.

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