It has been hefty week for Barcelona defender Gerard Pique. After having to contend with insults from Spanish fans during Monday training in Spain, rumours have it that the Catalan supporter has split with his wife Shakira.
Gerard Pique Splits from Shakira
Speculation of a split between the couple was widespread on both the Spanish and Colombian media on Thursday.
Prior to Thursday rumours, same Colombian media houses have suggested the Pique and Shakira are on the verge of separation. Also, there were news of Shakira having moved out of the family home in Barcelona.
Spanish website Cotilleo confirmed the news on Thursday and this would surely be a big headline story across the globe.
The couple was last seen together in a public place since June and this has hight end the speculation. It was at Leo Messi’s wedding at Antonella Roccuzzo in Rosario, Argentina.
Though sources close to the Colombian singer have confirmed the separation, neither Pique nor Shakira has confirmed it.
If these Speculation are to be believed, an announcement could be made official soon.
From Cotilleo: “It’s something serious and she’s finally made the decision”.
The couple have 2 children in their union, Milan (4) and Sasha (2)
Gerard Pique and Shakira have two children together: Milan, 4, and Sasha, 2.
A difficult week for Gerard Pique
This adds to Pique’s woes this week.
After participating in Catalonia referendum vote, Pique played in Barcelona’s win against Las Palmas with no fans
The player later gave room for retirement while to talking to Journalist after the game as he broke down in tears.
The player was later jeered by the crowed during a Spanish training that lasted just 23 mins.
Spain will line up against Albania on Friday and Israel on Monday.