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Prince has written a special song to inspire his favorite American football team to Super Bowl success.

The Minnesota Vikings, who play in Prince's native Minneapolis, face the New Orleans Saints this weekend for the chance to play in the big game in Miami, Florida In February.

In a bid to inspire them to victory, the superstar has written a track, drawing on the color purple, worn by both Prince and the Vikings team.

The singer unveiled Purple and Gold during an appearance on local TV station KMSP-TV this week.

The track includes the lyrics, "Raise every voice and let it b' known/in the name of the purple and gold."