Shakira's Ex-Gerard Pique Announces Retirement from Soccer Following Their Separation

By Pratik

 Nov 5,2022

About two months after Shakira confessed to feeling like she was willing to give up her career to put her ex-boyfriend, Gerard Piques, 

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needs first Pique declared that he's getting rid of his soccer cleats for good and declaring it an end to his career.

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The 35-year-old soccer legend announced his decision on Thursday night in a moving video that addressed all FC Barcelona faithful by their Catalonian nickname, Culers. 

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In the clip, Pique sits and watches footage from his childhood home as a youngster, initially supporting Barca and later playing in the club's youth academy.

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Pique seems to address all the discussion about his split with the "Hips Don't lie" singer, as well as her recent remarks to Elle magazine. 

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He states, "The last few weeks and months, a lot of people have been discussing me. Up until now, I've not made any statement. 

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Now, I'd like to be the person who speaks to me."

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The soccer star then switches to talk about his lifetime goal to become a Barca footballer, and the goals he achieved during his incredible football career.

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"I've been thinking about that kid recently. Concerning what Gerard would have imagined should he have been informed that all his hopes were going to come true," he says in Catalan.  

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