Singer Shakira and footballer Gerard Pique split after 11yrs of dating

45-year-old Colombian singer, Shakira and Barcelona defender, Gerard Pique, 35, have announced the end of their 11-year relationship.

The couple, who has two children together, made the announcement in a joint statement released on Saturday, June 4, 2022.

We regret to confirm that we are separating. For the well-being of our children, who are our top priority, we are asking for respect for their privacy. Thank you for your understanding, the statement reads.

This comes amid rumours that the couple were on the verge of breaking up with sources claiming he had cheated on the star.

Spanish outlet El Periodico reported that the couple have been living separately for a few weeks after Pique was kicked out of the family home by the pop star.

According to the report, sources alleged that Pique has since been living a ‘party lifestyle’ in a bachelor pad and enjoying nights out with his teammates.