The Black Eyed Peas got the 2010 Fifa World Cup celebrations underway in Soweto, South Africaon Wednesday Jun 09, '10 when they joined John Legend, Juanes and Tinariwen to kick out match balls.
The acts attended a media launch for their upcoming Fifa World Cup Kick-Off Celebration Concert, which will take place on today, Thursday Jun 10, '10.
Fergie even showed off her soccer skills by kicking one of the officialmatch balls, called Jabulani, at Soweto's SoccerCity, while wearing high heels.
Fergie admitted she is quickly becoming a soccer fan, stating, "I am excited to be part of this huge global event where we get to see everyone come together and transcend all the boundaries of country, race and cultureto unite together"
Alicia Keys, Shakira, K'Naan and Mali duo Amadou and Mariam are also in South Africa for concerts linked to the soccer tournament, which begins on Friday June 11, '10 when host nation South Africa take on Mexico.
Fifa bosses have confirmed that soul superstar R. Kelly will perform the official 2010 Fifa World Cup Anthem, Sign of a Victory, at the opening ceremony on Friday.
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