In honor of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, which kicks off Nov. 20, Billboard has reached out to Latin artists who’re large fútbol followers to ask what the game means to them. For our third installment, we spoke to Argentine rapper LIT Killah, who is able to help La Selección Argentina through the match. Beneath, learn LIT’s “What Fútbol Means to Me,” as advised to Billboard.
My connection to soccer traces again to once I was little or no as a result of my father was a fanatic concerning the sport and my brother was a part of a soccer membership. I by no means actually caught on to it at such a younger age however simply being in my hood and seeing my mates play, by default I spent my total childhood till my early teen years taking part in soccer.
When Argentina performs, we get along with mates and watch the sport with no exceptions. I at all times like to observe the matches of the nationwide staff and help Argentina in any sport. Tomorrow, for instance, my nation performs at 7 a.m., and Emilia, Duki, FMK, and Rusher are coming to my home to observe the sport. It’s nice as a result of it’s a time to share with mates. I really feel that soccer transmits that.
Soccer for the Argentine means so much. It’s the strongest ardour that 90% of Argentines have. Actually, there are foreigners who come to a recreation in Argentina and might’t imagine it. The center that folks put into it, the truth that the state of humor is determined by soccer. If the sport is misplaced, we exit to interrupt issues, we cry, and we’re unhappy all week. The Argentine may be very passionate.
The nation is already completely happy about successful the 2021 Copa America, however I believe that if Argentina wins the 2022 World Cup it could be the icing on the cake. There’s a whole lot of expectation and enthusiasm as a consequence of the truth that it’s Lionel Messi’s final World Cup. With that strain and that need of the individuals to see him win a World Cup, I believe we’d have the nation completely happy for the remainder of our lives.