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FIFA World Cup 2014 Closing Ceremony

13 July-2014, NDTV Sports: Ahead of the World Cup final clash between Germany and Argentina, Shakira and Santana add a musical touch to bring down curtains on the global event.

FIFA World Cup 2014 Closing Ceremony

Shakira with her son Milan, during closing ceremony of FIFA World Cup
Shakira with her son Milan, during closing ceremony of FIFA World Cup. Photo: AFP

23.20 (IST): Little popstar! Shakira took her young son Milan on stage during her senastional performance.

Dancers perform during closing ceremony of World Cup 2014
Dancers perform during closing ceremony of World Cup 2014. (C)AFP

23.09 (IST): The closing ceremony ends with some local flavour, as Brazilian singer Ivete Sangalo gets the fans on their feet. The music ends here! Now for some serious footballing action as free-scoring Germany tussle against Messi & Co. for the coveted World Cup title.

23.00 (IST): After an electrifying performance from Shakira, renowned guitarist Carlos Santana is now on stage.

Haitian-US musician Wyclef Jean (L) and Brazilian singer Alexandre Pires perform during the closing ceremony prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup final. (C) AFP

22.56 (IST): The Colombian superstar Shakira is in the middle now, starts of with her World Cup song La, la, la.

22.55 (IST): Two free-style footballers are now enthralling the crowd with their skillful moves with musical beats to culminate the Brazilian flavour.

All set! The Maracana stadium ahead of the closing ceremony of the FIFA World Cup. (c) AFP

22.53 (IST): Dancers with the flags of the two finalists — Germany and Argentina– are now the centre of attraction.

22.51 (IST): The closing ceremony has begun! Twenty two Samba dancers are gracing the centre-stage at the Maracana.

Argentina fan
Argentina fan shows his support ahead of the World Cup final

22.32 (IST): The fans are all up and dancing. A festive mood grips Rio as the closing ceremony is about to commence.

Germany fans
Germany fans gear up for World Cup 2014 final. (C) AFP

21.40 (IST): Shakira is all ready to dazzle during the closing ceremony. This is what she tweeted:

Just TWO HOURS until the #WorldCup Closing Ceremony, feat Shak performing La La La (Brazil 2014)! ShakHQ #GER #ARG pic.twitter.com/NQfAvnlpaY
— Shakira (@shakira) July 13, 2014

Colombia Pop singer Shakira poses with a football ball on the pitch of the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on July 12, 2014, a day before the 2014 FIFA World Cup final between Germany and Argentina.
Colombia Pop singer Shakira poses with a football ball on the pitch of the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on July 12, 2014, a day before the 2014 FIFA World Cup final between Germany and Argentina. (C) AFP

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