Football and music have made another crossover as rapper Lupe Fiasco has been named Music Director for the USA football team ahead of this summer's World Cup in Brazil.

With the tournament due to kick off on June 12, Fiasco will collaborate with US Soccer in a variety of areas during the Send-Off Series of games and the World Cup itself.

He will create Spotify playlists and also handle in-game music programming during three warm-up games the US squad face in the run-up to the tournament.

Fiasco will also appear in Times Square in New York during Fan Appreciation Day on May 30, and perform a set in Chicago at the US Soccer Fan Fest prior to the USA's World Cup game against Ghana on June 16.

In the past, many countries had World Cup songs. Anyone remember this one from Italia 90?