Shakira And Gerard Piqué Have Split After 11 Years Together

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After 11 years, Shakira and her partner Gerard Piqué have split.

Gerard and Shakira kneeling and embracing in front of a trophy
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The superstar singer and professional footballer met on the set of Shakira's "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)," which was the official World Cup song of 2010.

Shakira with her arms raised

Shakira told Entertainment Tonight that Gerard, who was playing in the World Cup at the time, told her, "I'm gonna win this World Cup so I can see you at the finals."

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The two have two children together: Milan, who is 9, and Sasha, who is 7.

Shakira, Gerard, and their two children
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"We regret to confirm that we are parting ways," the two said in a joint statement provided to E! News.

Shakira and Gerard
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"For the well-being of our children, who are our highest priority, we ask that you respect their privacy," the statement read. "Thank you for your understanding."

Shakira, Gerard, and their two children sitting together
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We'll update you if and when we learn more.