Is Shawn Mendes Portuguese? The 'Stitches' Star Unveils Official World Cup Anthem

15 June 2018, 12:07

Shawn Mendes Performing live Portuguese flag

Yes, Shawn sounds just as incredible when he's singing in Portuguese too.

Shawn Mendes' 'In My Blood' is an absolute anthem of a track. So when the Portuguese football team announced the song as their official song for this year's World Cup, a lot of people were wondering what the connection between the two were.

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It makes sense that the team with the best player in the world (Cristiano Ronaldo) have a song by someone like Shawn. He even sings in Portuguese, check it out:

But surely there's more to it... right?


Shawn Mendes' dad is from Portugal! This technically makes him half Portuguese, half English (his Mum is from England) & 100% Canadian.

That didn't stop Brazilian fans from getting a little upset as for years it was thought Shawn was a fan of Brazil...