Shakira and Gerard Piqué Split After 11 years together

The couple met in 2010 while filming the music video for Shakira's World Cup song Waka Waka.

Shakira and her partner, footballer Gerard Piqué, have announced the end of their 11-year-long relationship.

The couple met in 2010 while filming the music video for Shakira’s World Cup song Waka Waka. They share two sons together, Milan and Sasha.

In a statement, the singer confirmed; “We regret to confirm that we are separating. For the well-being of our children, who are our highest priority, we request respect for our privacy. Thank you for your understanding.”

 

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Shakira had hinted at the end of their relationship in her latest song Te Felicito with Rauw Alejandro.

With the lyrics being, “To complete you I broke into pieces; I was warned, but I didn’t listen; I realised that yours is false.

“It was the drop that overflowed the glass; Don’t tell me you’re sorry, that sounds sincere, but I know you well and I know you’re lying.”

 

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While the couple were in a long-term relationship, they never married.

With Gerard explaining on The Overlap; “I like it how we are right now. We have two kids, nine and seven, we work good as a couple. We don’t have the need to be married, it’s fine.”

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