Camila Cabello fulfills ‘bucket list’ ambition at Champions League Final

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Camila Cabello is fulfilling a “bucket list” ambition by performing at the Champions League Final.

The 25-year-old singer is headlining the opening ceremony before the soccer game between Liverpool and Real Madrid, and Camila is looking forward to watching her first-ever game at the Stade de France in Paris on Saturday (05.28.22).

LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 15: Singer Camila Cabello of 5th Harmony attends Universal Music Group’s 2016 GRAMMY after party at The Theatre At The Ace Hotel on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Camila – who shot to fame as part of Fifth Harmony – shared: “A couple of hours ago I was feeling nervous but now I’m feeling really excited. Because I was like: all of Europe is watching, I love being here.

“I mean, something that I love about soccer fans is the amount of joy and intensity and passion, like that energy that you feel. I’ve always wanted to go to a soccer game. I’m not just saying that because I’m here, it is something I’ve always wanted to cross off my bucket list.

“My dad is Mexican; I’m Latin, so soccer is a big part of our culture and rooting for Mexico whenever they play.”

Camila also confessed that soccer is the only sport she really understands.

The ‘Bam Bam’ hitmaker – whose pre-game performance will be watched by a global TV audience – told Uefa.com: “Soccer is by far my favorite sport and I have always really wanted to go to a game. It’s the only sport I can watch, and I completely know what’s going on. And it’s the only sport my family really can enjoy.

“I wouldn’t call myself a soccer fan compared to [the fans at the Stade de France], but I really do love it. There’s been a few times that I have tried to go to games specifically to support [but] with my schedule, it just hasn’t been able to happen. This is my first game, so I’m really, really excited.”

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