Monday 16 July 2018

Shakira congratulates partner Gerard Pique on winning 100 Spain caps

Barcelona defender reached the milestone in the win over Iran on Wednesday.

Shakira pictured during the 2010 World Cup (Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport)
Shakira pictured during the 2010 World Cup (Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport)

By Press Association Sport staff

Pop star Shakira took to social media to recognise her partner Gerard Pique’s achievement in winning 100 caps for Spain.

Pique’s century of caps came on Wednesday night, when Spain fought out a 1-0 win over Iran in Kazan for their first victory at the 2018 World Cup finals.

Shakira wrote: “Proud of you, 100 caps for the Spain national team! Shak”.

Pique and Shakira have been in a relationship since 2011.

The 31-year-old Pique has enjoyed great success with Spain, winning the World Cup in 2010 and the European Championship two years later.

Shakira performed the official song of the 2010 finals, called ‘Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)’.

Press Association

Sport Newsletter

The best sport action straight to your inbox every morning.

Editor's Choice

Also in Sport