Football legend Gerard Pique and all-time favorite pop star Shakira are one of the most popular celebrity couples around the globe. After 12 years of relationship, the couple has announced their separation from each other. Although, no confirmation has been made regarding this statement by the couple. This announcement came after Shakira found out Gerard Pique cheating on her. According to the reports, the couple wasn’t living together currently.
In a statement, the couple announced, “We regret to confirm that we are separating. For the well-being of our children, who are our upmost priority, we request respect for (our) privacy”.
Gerard Piqué and Shakira have announced their separation. I really looked up to them 💔 pic.twitter.com/VEeCCV5gqC
— Mohammed Jammal (@whitenigerian) June 4, 2022
Gerard Pique and Shakira’s relationship
The couple met each other for the first time in 2010 during the shoot of “Waka Waka”, the official 2010 FIFA world cup song. Since then various rumors regarding the couple were being circulated. This was until 2011 when Shakira confirmed the rumor by posting a picture of the couple.
During the 2012 FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala in Switzerland the couple made the entry together. The same year Shakira, through her Instagram handle posted a picture showing her baby bump, confirming her to be pregnant with Pique’s baby. The following year the couple welcomed their first son Milan Pique Mebarak. Three years later in 2015 she once again posted a picture of the couple confirming the arrival of their second son. The same year their second son Sasha was born.
Forbes, in 2020 named Gerard Pique and Shakira as one of the most powerful couples all around the world.
According to few ‘Te Felicito’ Shakira’s latest song contained a few hints about the couple having tough times with each other.
However, as of now the couple has decided to separate from each other after the rumors of Pique cheating on Shakira.
Apart from them, their fans were also seen disappointed after their announcement.
Gerard Pique’s Net Worth
Gerard Piqué Bernabeu, originating from Spain is considered as one of the best defenders in the world. Apart from being an integral part of Spanish National Team in FIFA world cup 2010, 2014 and 2018, he also is an important part of F.C Barcelona. In his 606 appearances for the club Pique has scored 52 goals as a defender.
Pique’s net worth is considered to be $80 Million. He also receives a salary of $10 Million adding to his net worth. He also earns income as a Nike ambassador. Piqué is also the founder and president of Kosmos Holding, an investment group that signed a $3 billion partnership with the International Tennis Federation to transform the Davis Cup.
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