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WORLD CUP ANTHEM 2018 BY WILL SMITH FT. QUAVO

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[DROPS TETRIS-ASS BEAT]

LA Premiere of Netflix Films 'BRIGHT'
WILL SMITH, STAR OF NETFLIX’S BRIGHT, LOVES INTERNATIONAL SOCCER
Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for Netflix

[Tetris beat drops]

I.

Kick if off, tovarech, be a beast let’s go

Pass it to the east to the land of snow (woo!)

Where the booties and the churches got them onion shapes

Where they make the Sputniks and the pee-pee tapes

Laika woof if you hear me, cause we’re takin off (ARF!)

Shaftin’ hard, even harder than the Romanovs

Every four years yeah we do this thing

Where the fans roll in with the soccer bling (Gol!)

And this time it’s big bears with the diamond rings (GRR!)

Cars, czars and stars, yeah it’s a Russian thing (da)

Biggest country in the world, got room to spare in

The place that gave us T.A.T.U. and Yuri Gagarin (blastoff!)

They get your auntie mad on Facebook about the Deep State (OBAMA!)

Like Peter and Catherine, the goals will be great

There’s Italy, France, Brazil, and let’s assume the USA (SPANGLED)

In 2017 we recorded this in Mayyyyy—

[chorus]

Bring your cleats and your girl cause we turnin up

All the drinks on me, but there’s just one cup (COPA!)

Vladimir got the beer so we brought the truck (vroom!)

World is buyin out the bar, but there’s just one cup

II.

Moscow got the flow

St. Pete got the Neva

where in the summer the canals

bring Venetian flavor

There’s a crazy huge nose chasing us to the party

Cause Russians read books

that are strange and arty (GOGOL!)

I’m down with Nizhny Novgorod

It’s the city for the Princes

Can’t miss Rostov

Cause I’m a Don who needs blintzes (yum!)

Don’t sleep! White nights on the Baltic Sea

Got me feeling like Kaliningrad’s the place to be

Historically the Baltic is a Russian lake

Historically it’s all Mother Russia’s to take

When my man Vlad P has to approve the song

Even Big Will Smith has to play along (Woo!)

[chorus]

Bring your cleats and your girl cause we turnin up

All the drinks on me, but there’s just one cup

Vladimir got the beer so we brought the truck (honk!)

World is buyin out the bar, but there’s just one cup

III.

Every team wants the cup, that’s the golden dream

You gotta play hard but you gotta play clean (spotless!)

Yellow card, red card! Watch your attitude!

Officials spit these cards like casino shoes

No tellin’ who I’ll see when I’m in the building

I’m a lover like Egyptians but Colombia’s thrilling (GOL!)

Wanna stan for Japan! The French I can’t miss (HAI!)

But it’s hard to be neutral when I’m watching the Swiss (MOO!)

So many choices, yeah they’re starting to stress me

How is Argentina clean when they keep it so Messi?

You gotta bring game if you wanna beat

Iceland, hot hands, geothermal heat

Nigeria I’m seein’ ya, Senegallin is ballin’

And when it comes to Serbia you know I’m all in

It’s all love from Russia, we’ll be hopin’ to see ya

The official card of the 2018 World Cup is Visa (SPONSOR!)

[chorus]

Bring your cleats and your girl cause we turnin up

All the drinks on me, but there’s just one cup

Vladimir got the beer so we brought the truck

World is buyin out the bar, but there’s just one cup

yeah Maxim Gorky I see you

Gazprom

Gazprom

Gazprom get it on by the Don

Woo!

steppin like Potemkin

shuttin’ them out like Lev Yashin

Quavo I see you

I call you Jewels Rimet

cause you run this

[fade out]