“I put my career in the background (…) so that he could play football and win titles”, Shakira confides in her divorce from Pique

In an interview with Elle, Shakira returned for the first time to her divorce with Gérard Piqué, formalized last June. The Colombian singer is part of her disappointment at the end of her romance with the FC Barcelona defender.

After twelve years of relationship, Gérard Piqué and Shakira formalized their separation last June. This relationship between the FC Barcelona defender and the world-famous Colombian singer, which culminated on the sidelines of the 2010 World Cup, was one of the most mediatised in the world of sport.

In an interview with Elle, Shakira returned for the first time to her divorce with Gérard Piqué. “I can only say that I put everything I had into this relationship and my family. I put my career on the back burner and came to Spain, to support him so he could play football. and win titles, named the interpreter of Waka Waka (This time for Africa)one of the official FIFA songs for the 2010 World Cup. It was a sacrifice of love.”

“I feel like this is all just a bad dream”

Two boys were born from this romance between Shakira and Gérard Piqué: Milan (9 years old) and Sasha (7 years old). “I tried to hide this situation in front of my children, explained the artist on his divorce. I try to protect them, because it is my priority in life.” However, his two sons “hear things at school from their friends or they come across unpleasant news online, and it affects them.”

Shakira admits to having been “disappointed” at the end of her story with Gérard Piqué because she takes away that her couple was “sacred”. “I feel like this is all just a bad dream and I’m going to wake up at some point. But no, it’s real,” the star said.

The Spanish press quickly revealed that this divorce was due to Gerard Pique’s infidelity, which Shakira did not wish to comment on. “We have a job to do for these two amazing boys, and I’m confident that we’ll find what’s best for their future, their own dreams in life, and what’s a fair solution for everyone involved. And I hope and would appreciate that we are given the space to do so in private,” the mother-of-two concluded.

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