FIFA has announced that Jennifer Lopez will not be performing the official song We Are One with Pitbull and Claudia Leitte at the World Cup opening ceremony in Sao Paulo on Thursday June 12.

Billboard.com reports that FIFA cited "production issues" as the reason why Lopez would not be able to perform. 

Pitbull and Leitte will perform the track at the opening ceremony.

Watch the opening ceremony on RTÉ Two on Thursday from 7:00pm.