How old are the Barranquillera and the ex-Barcelona this February 2?

The separation of the Colombian singer Shakira and the former Spanish soccer player Gerard Piqué continues to spark controversy in the world; Since the break between the two celebrities became known, much has been inquired about Clara Chía, whom they point to as the woman with whom the former Barcelona cheated on the Barranquillera.

Likewise, the theme has been in the ears of the entire planet thanks to the songs that the Colombian has composed for her ex-partner and for Chía herself; the last of them, Session # 53, in which, together with the Argentine producer Bizarrap, they released a worldwide hit that swept views and obtained significant figures thanks to the direct mentions he made of Piqué and his new partner.

Nevertheless, And in the midst of all this scandal that has meant millions in profits for the Colombian thanks to her new productions, There is a fact that many of her followers do not know and that is that both she and her ex-partner have their birthday on February 2.

The Colombian Shakira was born on February 2, 1977. – Photo: @somosshakifans

How old are Shakira and Piqué?

Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll was born in Barranquilla on February 2, 1977. and this 2023 celebrates his 46th birthday; Throughout her life, the artist has accumulated great successes and has been a protagonist in the world of music, not only for her songs, but for being one of the singers with the most impact worldwide, something that has earned her invitations to the Super Bowl and the opening and closing of several World Cups.

On the other hand, Gerard Piqué Bernabéu was born on February 2, 1987 in Barcelona, ​​Spain. From a very young age he was linked to the club he loved, but his debut as a professional took place with Manchester United, a team that gave him filming and that in 2008, in exchange for 5 million euros, sold him to the Catalan team, a squad in the that he would be until his retirement in 2022. This month adjusts 36 years.

The 10-year difference between the singer and the now businessman drew a lot of attention when their relationship was revealed; Nevertheless, This was not an impediment for them to be together for 12 years and have Milan and Sasha, their two children.

Barcelona's Gerard Pique gestures during the La Liga soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021. (AP/Manu Fernández)
Piqué was born on February 2, 1987, 10 years after Shakira. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) – Photo: AP/Manu Fernandez

The drama before ‘El dorado world tour’

Shakira ranked as one of the most talked about artists of 2022, due to all the personal situation she went through in her personal life with Gerard Piqué. The couple ended their love relationship and took different paths, being at the center of various news items in the international press.

Despite the fact that the eyes of thousands of people were located in the current friction between the ex-soccer player and the singer for their children, several fans of the Colombian still remember the harsh moment that happened in 2017, when various troubles came together that took her to collapse.

Shakira was left as the protagonist of hundreds of news items in the media, due to a hemorrhage in her right vocal cord. The barranquillera was weeks away from starting her tour El Dorado World Tourwhich would visit several cities and countries.

According to what you reviewed Trade, The singer was in her practices for this “tour”, precisely in October 2017, when she felt “unusual hoarseness” that led her to receive medical attention. The celebrity had to announce the cancellation of this musical event, publishing an official statement in which he explained “the nightmare” he was going through.

As the medium recalled in 2019, Shakira, in the middle of the artistic promotion of a tape of her tour, mentioned in interviews how hard it was for her to face this stone on the road. The Colombian woman confessed that “there were times when she couldn’t get out of bed” and she “was very depressed”, so she suffered many changes in her reality.

This information flowed in an interview that the pop artist gave to the British newspaper Guardian, where he also opened up about the relationship he had at that time with Gerard Piqué. The international star emphasized how difficult it was for her to lose her voice and have to speak through signs, since her children could not read and her communication with the former soccer player was not good.

In the dialogue with the medium, Shakira assured that “she had never fought so much with her now ex-partner as that moment when she could not speak.” the interpreter of Eyes like that He opened up and accepted that his attitude at that time was not the best, to the point that it brought out “the worst in her.”

Shakira when she was younger
Shakira participated in a Colombian novel called El Oasis, broadcast between 1993 and 1994 in the country. – Photo: @somosshakifans

The athlete and the singer went through a complex moment as a result of the problems in the celebrity’s vocal cords. – Photo: Instagram @shakira – @3gerardpique

I became a pessimistic person. I was bitter and it was impossible to be around me. Gerard saw the worst in me”, mentioned the celebrity, adding that the Catalan joked with: “he always jokes that anyone wants his wife to shut up, but when I had to reserve my voice, he felt like one of those ex-convicts who are released and don’t know what to do with freedom”.

Trade He added that one of the most difficult moments in the life of both celebrities as a couple was when they had a fight in a restaurant in Barcelona. Magazine heart She was in charge of revealing the details of what happened, pointing out that the athlete was late for a family meal and the Colombian did not avoid breaking down in tears because of what happened.

“He told me that he did not want a future with a bitter woman, that everyone was making music out there, while I was locked up at home with the children. Get out of there and get to work”, reviewed the media, recalling what Shakira would have commented at that time.