Glamour couple Pique and Shakira break up

Colombian pop star Shakira and her lover, Spanish soccer player Gerard Pique, are splitting up.

“We regret to ensure that we are separating,” the two stated in a assertion unveiled by Shakira’s community relations agency. “For the nicely-staying of our young children, who are our best precedence, we check with that you respect our privacy. Thank you for your knowing.”

Shakira, 45, satisfied the Barcelona defender while she was marketing her 2010 Environment Cup anthem, “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa).” The couple have two kids, Sasha and Milan.

In current days, rumours of the demise of the couple’s 11-year romantic relationship had gripped Spanish media, fueled by reports that Pique, 35, had left the family’s dwelling in Barcelona and was living by himself in the metropolis.

Although Shakira is 1 of the world’s premier musical artists for her songs and live performances, Pique is just one of European soccer’s leading defenders.

For a 10 years, the two have been portrayed as two halves of a joyful partnership that authorized equally to keep on thriving as extremely preferred entertainers.

The break up now comes with equally Shakira and Pique experiencing their have lawful troubles.

Shakira is going through a probable court docket demo on tax fraud fees in Spain. Prosecutors accuse her of failing to pay 14.5 million euros ($A21.5 million) in taxes on profits gained involving 2012 and 2014. She has denied any wrongdoing and her community relations business states that she has paid out back all that she owed.

Pique, for his section, has been implicated in a probe by Spanish point out prosecutors on the lookout into the contracts powering the web hosting of the Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia.

Audios leaked to Spanish media stage to a firm operate by Pique obtaining obtained commissions truly worth quite a few million euros for his element in getting the match to the Center Jap kingdom. Pique denies any wrongdoing or a conflict of curiosity despite acquiring performed in the Tremendous Cup.

Pique has also launched various other business initiatives though remaining a main soccer participant in Spain. Spanish sports activities media watch him as a long term president of Football Club Barcelona as soon as his participating in job concludes.

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