FIFA World Cup: Jennifer Lopez, 'Iron Man' Suit Star in Football Extravaganza

She may have reportedly had "production issues" earlier but pop sensation Jennifer Lopez has confirmed her participation in the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2014. Organisers say it will be a gala and glitzy affair.

updated: June 12, 2014 12:18 IST
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Sao Paulo: Pop superstar Jennifer Lopez, hundreds of dancers, drummers and gymnasts, and a paraplegic who will kick a football in a robotic suit will deliver a pre-match extravaganza Thursday to open the FIFA World Cup.

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After the delays that have hampered Brazil's preparations, organizers had one overriding message for fans ahead of the 3:15 pm (1815 GMT) opening ceremony: Don't arrive late. (Brazil Races Towards Kick-Off)

"Please, get there early," pleaded Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte. She will perform the official World Cup song, "We Are One," along with Lopez, rapper Pitbull and Brazilian drumming collective Olodum in the ceremony's grand finale. (All the latest FIFA World Cup photos)

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