Celebrity·Posted on Jun 4, 2022Shakira And Gerard Piqué Have Split After 11 Years Together"We are parting ways."by Ryan SchocketBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink After 11 years, Shakira and her partner Gerard Piqué have split. David Ramos / Getty Images 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 / Via youtube.com 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." The two have two children together: Milan, who is 9, and Sasha, who is 7. View Press / Corbis via Getty Images "We regret to confirm that we are parting ways," the two said in a joint statement provided to E! News. 60 Minutes / Via youtube.com "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." James Devaney / Getty Images We'll update you if and when we learn more.