The Euro 2020 football tournament is nearly here and with that comes a new song – but who is singing the official song this time around?
Gareth Southgate named his 26-man squad on June 1 as the delayed 2020 tournament – cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic – continues to excite football fans across the world.
This year’s tournament will take place across 11 host cities as Portugal look to defend their 2016 title.
Rome will host the first game on Friday, June 11 with Wembley hosting the final on July 11.
Throughout the month of football you’re bound to hear the official Euro 2020 song and Metro.co.uk has all the information you need to know about this year’s catchy tune.
What’s the official Euro 2020 single?
This year’s song is called ‘We Are The People.’
The song was officially released on May 14, 2021, less than a month before the tournament gets under way.
UEFA state the official song has been written to ‘celebrate the festivity and football of Euro 2020’ and is a song that ‘looks at the challenges facing the world, while at the same time aiming to find a unified response to these issues.’
Who is singing the official Euro 2020 single?
This year’s song sees U2 legends Bono and The Edge join forces with world-renowned DJ/producer Martin Garrix.
‘Creating the music for one of the biggest sports events in the world together with Bono and The Edge has been an incredible experience,’ said Garrix.
‘I’m very proud of what we did together and excited to finally share it with the world!’
This is not the first time two artists have collaborated for a Euro single – David Guetta and Zara Larsson, whose song ‘This One’s For You’ was the official song of Euro 2016.
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Author: Dan Gibbs