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Gerard Piqué And Shakira Split After 11 Years Of Marriage, What Caused Their Divorce?


According to a joint statement released by Shakira’ s publicists on June 4, 2022, Shakira and her longtime partner Piqué have finally call it a quit.

In this article, we present to you the timeline of their relationship and alleged reason for their breakup.

Where The Pair First Met?

Piqué met his former wife in 2010, when the footballer appeared in Shakira’ s music video for the official song for the World Cup in South Africa titled ” Waka Waka” . It was a short cameo but enough to make a lasting impact on the superstar singer and her faith.

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In an interview with Elle in 2013, the Colombian- born pop sensational singer disclosed that the only way to prove that God’ s exit is through love. Speaking about her experience meeting the footballer, Shakira said ” I even had lost my faith for a while.

I was becoming an agnostic. And it was really hard, because I was always very religious, and for a few years, maybe because— it sounds so corny— I was not feeling the love like it was supposed to be, I started to think that there was no God. And suddenly I meet Gerard and the sun comes out.

” In another interview with Pablo Motos on Antena 3 show, Shakira added that Piqué promised her that his term will go all the way to the final to see her performing her half- time show and the Colombian signer claimed she was glad that he met his promise.

They finally made their relationship on social media official on march of 2011, putting all rumors to rest. In a photo posted on both the Twitter and Facebook, the Barcelona defender shared a picture of the two hugging with the caption ” Les presento a mi sol” meaning” I present to you sun” in English.

They first made their red carpet in 2011, after the singer who was stunned in red grown accompany her then boyfriend to the 2011 FIFA Ballon d’ Or Award gala in Switzerland.

How Many Children Do They Share?

The couples shared two children together. On January, 22nd 2013, Shakira and Gerard Pique welcomed to this world their first child Milan Pique Mebarak. In a statement on the website of Shakira, the couple gave an insight into the name of their son.

“The name Milan (pronounce MEE- lahn), means dear, loving and gracious in Slavic, in Ancient Roman, eager and laborious; and in Sanskrit, unification. Just like his father, baby Milan became a member of FC Barcelona at birth.”

It was another January when the former couple welcomed their second child. Just like their first child, they shared the name origin of the latest member of their family, Sasha Pique Mebarak who was born on January 29.

“The name Sasha is of Greek and Russian descent and means’ defender of mankind’ and ‘ warrior’ the birth announcement read.

What Led To Their Divorce? 

Shakira and Gerard Pique announced the sad news to the world on June 4,2022. Their joint statement reads “We regret to confirm that we are separating. We ask for privacy at this moment for the well- being of our children, who are out maximum priority. Thank you in advance for your understanding and respect.

However, their statement failed to capture the reason for their separation. Rumors of their separation started after a news outlet based in Spain El Periodico reported that Pique was living separately from the singer and their children.

The singer also stopped posting pictures with Gerard Pique on Instagram. Even in her Mother’s day post, Shakira only posted their two sons.

Also, fans of Shakira suspected something when people after a close listening to her latest single “The Felecito, ” a duet with Rauw Alejandro. Her song has lyrics when translated means ” For completing you, I broke myself into pieces. They warned me, but I didn’t pay attention, I realized that your love is false and it was the straw that broke the camel’s back”

The reason for their breakup according to Lorena Vazquez and Laura Fa, was the players alleged adultery. The two journalist claimed that” Shakira has caught Pique with another. “Laura Fa further explained that Shakira caught Pique with a 22- years – old blonde who works as an event hostess.

“The emergence of this young Woman in Pique’s life could have prompted the couple to live temporarily apart, ” the journalists continue, ” despite the fact that we do not know the nature of their relationship. ”

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Frank Oteng known professionally as Ghlagatin is a Ghanaian celebrity blogger, freelance journalist, and reporter.He is the founder of Ghlagatin.net, an entertainment website. He graduated from Accra Technical University, ATU with a National High Diploma in Interior Design.


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