South Korean singer Jeon Jung-kook is set to perform at the World Cup opening ceremony. The 25-year-old is the youngest member of the South Korean boy band BTS and is also their lead vocalist. He is set to perform his song “Dreamers” at the World Cup opening ceremony. Jungkook also has a large following on Instagram, with 47.9 million followers.
— Jungkook SNS✨️ (@Jungkook_SNS) February 7, 2022
The South Korean has joined an exclusive club consisting of football greats Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The Argentine and Portuguese superstars will embark on what will be most likely their last World Cup. Argentina begins its World Cup against Saudi Arabia, while Portugal faces Ghana.
Jungkook joined Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to achieve an incredible feat earlier this year
Earlier this year, Jungkook joined Messi and Ronaldo in an incredible feat. The South Korean became one of the only three people to surpass 20 Million views in just 24 hours on multiple Instagram videos. Jungkook will perform his song Dreamers at the opening ceremony of the World Cup.
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Ronaldo missed Portugal‘s first warm-up match due to a stomach bug. The Portuguese will be looking to have a great World Cup after his comments in the Piers Morgan interview could see him getting sacked by Manchester United. Messi scored in Argentina‘s 5-0 win over UAE in a World Cup warm-up match.
Jungkook announces World Cup song ‘Dreamers’
Jungkook and BTS have been the biggest sensation recently. The South Korean boy band has almost 72 million subscribers on YouTube and 69 million followers on Instagram. Their official Twitter account confirmed they will be releasing their newest song ‘Dreamers’ in a tweet that read “2022.11.20”. The song will be performed at the opening ceremony of the World Cup.
— BTS_official (@bts_bighit) November 19, 2022
The World Cup opening ceremony will begin at 10 am ET/7 am PT. While the official line-up for performers has not been released by FIFA, Jungkook will be performing. Other possible performers include Black Eyed Peas, Robbie Williams, and Nora Fatehi. The opening match will kick off an hour after the World Cup opening ceremony begins. Pre-match predictions for the opener between Ecuador and Qatar indicate all three results are possible.