Gerard Pique35, showed some love to his girlfriend Clara Chia Marti after playing his last football game in his career on Saturday 5 November. Gerard, who announced his retirement from the sport last week, was seen kissing Clara on the cheek in a brief but cute PDA moment. HERE. The couple started seeing each other after Gerard and Shakira45, ended their 11-year relationship in June.
The professional athlete kissed Clara in the stands at Camp Nou, after Gerard’s team Barcelona beat UD Almería 2-0. Gerard was wearing his sweater and had a big smile on his face as he hugged Clara happily. The couple embraced sweetly and then Gerard wrapped his arms around Clara and cradled her from behind. Clara is a public relations student and apparently worked at Gerard’s TV and movie production company Kosmos.
Gerard received a standing ovation when he played his last game with Barcelona. His teammates wore special shirts in honor of Gerard. Clara was in the audience to watch her handsome beau’s last game after playing football for almost 20 years. Gerard announced his retirement on November 3, with an emotional clip where he gave his fans a glimpse into his personal life.
The big retirement announcement came just five months after Gerard and Shakira called it quits. “We regret to confirm that we have separated,” the couple said in a statement released on June 4 by Shakira’s public relations firm. “For the welfare of our children, which is our highest priority, we ask that you respect our privacy. Thank you for understanding.” Shakira and the beloved soccer player share two children: Sasha7 and Milan9.
In August, Gerard was seen kissing Clara at a music festival in Spain. Hollywood Life learned from an EXCLUSIVE source that Shakira was surprised that her boyfriend of 11 years moved on so quickly after their breakup.” Of course, no one wants to see their ex break up with someone else, but she moved on long before they called things off,” our insider explained. “Her children are her first priority and even though they had an agreement not to be known for a year after their breakup, she can’t control what he does and she knows it will probably happen at some point,” they added.