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Llego al momento
Caen las murallas
Va a comenzar la unica
Justa de las batallas

No duele el golpe,
No existe el miedo
Quнtate el polvo,
Ponte de pie
Y vuelves al ruedo.

Y la presiуn
Que sientes
Espera en ti,
Tu gente!

Ahora vamos por todo
Y te acompaсa la suerte
Tsamina mina Zangalйwa
Porque esto es Бfrica.

Tsamina mina Ўeh! Ўeh!
Waka waka Ўeh! Ўeh!
Tsamina mina Zangalйwa
Porque esto es Бfrica.

Oye tu dios y
No estarбs solo
Llegas aquн
Para brillar
Lo tienes todo.

La hora se acerca
Es el momento
Vas a ganar
Cada batalla
Ya lo presiento.

Hay que empezar
De cero
Para tocar
El cielo.

Ahora vamos por todo
Y todos vamos por ellos
Samina mina Zangalйwa
Porque esto es Бfrica.

Tsamina mina Ўeh! Ўeh!
Waka waka Ўeh! Ўeh!
Tsamina mina Zangalйwa
Anawa a a

Tsamina mina Ўeh! Ўeh!
Waka waka Ўeh! Ўeh!
Tsamina mina Zangalйwa
Porque esto es Бfrica

I
went on a journey biggie, biggie mama
Went a to zed
But this wasn't on my journey biggie, biggie mama
From east to west But he waka, waka eh eh
Waka waka me eh eh Zonne zizwe mazi buye Cause this is Africa

Tsamina mina, Anawa a a
Tsamnia mina, Tsamina mina, Anawa a a

Tsamina mina Ўeh! Ўeh!
Waka waka Ўeh! Ўeh!
Tsamina mina Zangalйwa
Anawa a a

Tsamina mina Ўeh! Ўeh!
Waka waka Ўeh! Ўeh!
Tsamina mina Zangalйwa
Porque esto es Бfrica

Django eh eh, Django eh eh
Tsamina mina Zangalйwa Anawa a a
Django eh eh, Django eh eh
Tsamina mina Zangalйwa Anawa a a

(2x)Esto es para Бfrica



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    UnregisteredSep 29, 2013 at 4:32 pm
    This song is for the 2010 World Cup. This was Africa's form of redemption for the Apartheid in the 80's. So this song in not only inspiration for the players and teams, but for the whole continent as well
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    UnregisteredJun 30, 2012 at 10:06 pm
    We are africa!! They are part of the earth and just because we don't live there doesn't mean that they are not us!! We are africa!! We are africa!! We are africa!! Because this is africa!!!
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    UnregisteredMay 16, 2012 at 2:36 am
    This is a celebration and a way of saying like don't give up. The original verson of this song (in africaans) was performed, by shakira, at the fifa match. That's why it says porque esto es África. Or for english, 'cause this is africa. :)
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    UnregisteredMar 29, 2012 at 9:04 am
    It's not explaning everything about soccer, it is talking about being persistent not only in soccer but life itself. It is kinda of supportive too its is telling you that you are going to win any battles that you have and its telling you that this is your time to shine! I love this song so inspirational.
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    UnregisteredFeb 7, 2012 at 1:57 pm
    You're a good soldier
    choosing your battles
    pick yourself up
    and dust yourself off
    get back in the saddle

    You're on the front line
    everyone's watching
    you know it's serious
    we are getting closer
    this isn't over

    The pressure is on
    you feel it
    but you got it all
    believe it

    When you fall get up, oh oh
    if you fall get up, eh eh
    tsamina mina zangalewa
    cuz this is africa
    tsamina mina, eh eh
    waka waka, eh eh
    tsamina mina zangalewa
    this time for africa

    Listen to your god
    this is our motto
    your time to shine
    don't wait in line
    y vamos por todo

    People are raising
    their expectations
    go on and feed them
    this is your moment
    no hesitations

    Today's your day
    i feel it
    you paved the way
    beleive it

    If you get down get up, oh oh
    when you get down get up, eh eh
    tsamina mina zangalewa
    this time for africa
    tsamina mina, eh eh
    waka waka, eh eh
    tsamina mina zangalewa
    anawa a a
    tsamina mina, eh eh
    waka waka, eh eh
    tsamina mina zangalewa
    this time for africa

    Abwela majoni biggie biggie mama one a to zet
    ati cici lamajoni biggie biggie mama from east to west
    batsi . . . Waka waka ma eh eh waka waka ma eh eh
    san wee see so ma zee boo ye

    Voice: tsamina mina, anawa a a
    tsamina mina
    tsamina mina, anawa a a

    Tsamina mina, eh eh
    waka waka, eh eh
    tsamina mina zangalewa
    anawa a a
    tsamina mina, eh eh
    waka waka, eh eh
    tsamina mina zangalewa
    this time for africa

    Django eh eh
    django eh eh
    tsamina mina zangalewa
    anawa a a

    Django eh eh
    django eh eh
    tsamina mina zangalewa
    anawa a a

    (2x) this time for africa

    (2x) we're all africa

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