268 Million+ Youtube Hits. Oh, You Gotta Listen To This Song…

Zina Tasreen , 04 Apr 2012
Album Sleeve

…if you haven’t already! Ai Se Eu Te Pego! by Michel Teló, a popular Brazilian country singer, I’m talking about. It came out in October, 2011 and has gone on to become a stupendous international hit. To further ride the popularity wave he came up with an English version, Oh, If I Catch You!, in January, 2012, which has clocked up an impressive 18 million+ hits so far. Warning: SERIOUSLY addicting.

THAT Goal Celebration: Cristiano and Marcelo (Photo courtesy | unamadridista)

My obsessive nerdiness had to find out what the little dance move by Cristiano Ronaldo (idonotfindhimhot) and Marcelo in the liga match against Malaga on 22nd October, 2011, to celebrate el club de mis amores Real Madrid’s second and Cris’s first goal of the night, was all about… Which led me to this song: they were busting out the moves from it :-D And guess what? Subsequently it became a goal celebration routine for footballers! Nope, the consequence of Cris and Marcelito’s bopping act doesn’t just stop there: the tune went on to become a smash in Spain and rest of Europe. And it’s not just footballers who have been swept off by its easy charms, tennis/NBA/DEL/Serbian water polo players, heck, even Perez Hilton’s taken to it!

Here’s the lyrics (with translation) to the song as I’m sure you’d want to sing to someone be humming it … ;-) And oh, gotta say I like the Brazilian version, the one in Portuguese, better…

Nossa, nossa (Wow, wow)
Assim você me mata
(You’re gonna kill me that way)
Ai se eu te pego
(Ah, when I get my hands on you, poor you)
Ai ai se eu te pego (Ah, when I get my hands on you, poor you)

Delícia, delícia (Delicious, delicious)
Assim você me mata
(You’re gonna kill me that way)
Ai se eu te pego
(Ah, when I get my hands on you, poor you)
Ai ai se eu te pego
(Ah, when I get my hands on you, poor you)

Sábado na balada
(Saturday party night)
A galera começou a dançar (Everyone began to dance)
E passou a menina mais linda (The hottest girl of the place passed me by)
Tomei coragem e comecei a falar
(So I got my guts up and began to say to her)

Nossa, nossa (Wow, wow)
Assim você me mata
(You’re gonna kill me that way)
Ai se eu te pego
(Ah, when I get my hands on you, poor you)
Ai ai se eu te pego (Ah, when I get my hands on you, poor you)

Delícia, delícia (Delicious, delicious)
Assim você me mata
(You’re gonna kill me that way)
Ai se eu te pego
(Ah, when I get my hands on you, poor you)
Ai ai se eu te pego
(Ah, when I get my hands on you, poor you)

Michel Teló

P.S. Isn’t Michel Teló bit of a cutie?

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