Gerard Pique

  • Defiant Gerardo Martino needs to lift Barcelona for Cup final 13-04-2014 02:50 PM

    Barcelona's season is threatening to implode with Wednesday's King's Cup final against Real Madrid looming after a nightmare week when they were knocked out of Europe and lost 1-0 at lowly Granada in La Liga. Saturday's defeat at Granada means La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid, who were also responsible for...
  • Jealousy has never been an issue: Shakira on her relationship with Gerard Pique 07-04-2014 11:10 AM

    Los Angeles: Shakira has set the record straight about a previous comment she made about her boyfriend Gerard Pique. The 38-year-old Colombian singer took to Facebook to clarify describing her longtime love as "very territorial" during an interview with Billboard, reported E!Online. "I was being humorous and now I see...
  • Barcelona, Atletico Madrid hit by injuries to Pique, Costa 02-04-2014 09:28 AM

    Barcelona and Atletico Madrid's chances of silverware have taken a hit after they lost key players to injury in Tuesday's Champions League clash, with Barca centre back Gerard Pique damaging a hip and Atletico top scorer Diego Costa limping off with a hamstring strain. Pique, whose Spain international team mate...
  • Pique back for Barca for Sunday's 'Clasico' 23-03-2014 10:32 AM

    Barcelona have Gerard Pique back for Sunday's La Liga 'Clasico' at leaders Real Madrid but captain and fellow centre back Carles Puyol has not managed to shake off a knee injury, the Spanish champions said on Saturday. Pique missed last weekend's 7-0 home win over Osasuna with an ankle problem...
  • My boyfriend doesn't allow me to shoot with other men: Shakira 09-03-2014 11:16 AM

    London: Pop star Shakira has revealed that her partner Gerard Pique no longer allows her to film music videos with men. The 37-year-old 'She Wolf' singer said that the footballer's jealous nature has led to him banning male love interests from her shoots, reported Digital Spy. "He's very territorial. Since...
  • Injury-hit Barca visit Valladolid as La Liga title race heats up 06-03-2014 08:52 PM

    While Barcelona come to terms with the news that talismanic defender Carles Puyol will leave the club in the summer they have more immediate concerns at the back for Saturday's trip to Real Valladolid (1500). Puyol, who has been battling with knee problems for the past few seasons, is again...
  • Pique out for two weeks but should be fit for City 23-02-2014 08:13 PM

    Madrid: Barcelona were hit with more bad news on Sunday when centre back Gerard Pique was ruled out for about two weeks with a calf problem. The Spain international picked up the injury in Saturday's 3-1 La Liga defeat at Real Sociedad, which allowed Real Madrid, 3-0 winners at home...
  • Barcelona ease past Malaga 3-0, reclaim top spot 27-01-2014 08:33 AM

    Spain: Barcelona were unfazed by the recent departure of their club president amid a lawsuit as they eased to a 3-0 win over Malaga on Sunday to reclaim their share of the Spanish league lead. Lionel Messi didn't score but he played a part in two goals, setting up Pedro...
  • La Liga: Barcelona held to a 1-1 draw at Levante 20-01-2014 01:45 AM

    Barcelona: Barcelona's potent attack led by Lionel Messi was held to a 1-1 draw at Levante on Sunday, leaving the door open for Atletico Madrid to move ahead at the top of the Spanish league. Atletico enter their game later against Sevilla, one point behind the defending champions. Levante made...
  • Shakira's new song set for January 2014 release 18-12-2013 02:22 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer Shakira's first single from her upcoming album will be released in January next year. The title of the track and the album are currently unknown. The album, which is her first under Sony label RCA, is set for an early 2014 release, reports billboard.com. The 36-year-old had...
  • Neymar scores hat-trick as Barcelona crush Celtic 6-1 in Champions League 12-12-2013 03:42 AM

    Spain: Neymar scored a Champions League hat-trick in a 6-1 rout of Celtic on Wednesday to help Barcelona forget about Lionel Messi - for one night at least. Gerard Pique, Pedro Rodriguez, and Cristian Tello also scored for Group H winners Barcelona, while Giorgos Samara added a late consolation goal...
  • Fabregas, Pique in Barcelona team against Granada 22-11-2013 06:27 PM

    Barcelona: Barcelona say midfielder Cesc Fabregas and defender Gerard Pique have recovered from injuries and will be available for Saturday's game against Granada. While the pair of Spain internationals return, midfielder Xavi Hernandez will not be included in the squad after failing to recover from a muscle strain to his...
  • Barcelona's Gerard Pique to miss Real Betis trip due to injury 09-11-2013 07:21 PM

    Barcelona: Barcelona say defender Gerard Pique will miss Sunday's match at Real Betis due to pain in his pelvis. Coach Gerard Martino also left Sergio Busquets off his squad to rest the holding midfielder. Youngster Marc Bartra could start in place of Pique in the center of the Spanish champion's...
  • Messi hat-trick gives Barcelona 4-0 win over Ajax 19-09-2013 08:14 AM

    Barcelona: Lionel Messi marked his 80th Champions League match with a hat trick on Wednesday as Barcelona began their campaign in Group H with a 4-0 rout of Ajax. The Argentina forward opened the scoring at Camp Nou Stadium with a free kick in the 22nd minute, doubled the hosts'...
  • We must change our style, says Barca defender Pique 18-09-2013 08:43 AM

    Barcelona: Barcelona embark on a new Champions League campaign on Wednesday against Ajax Amsterdam determined to vary their style of play amid suggestions they have become too predictable in attack. "We've been playing the same way and Tata (coach Gerardo Martino) wants us to make some changes," Spain defender Gerard...
  • Lawsuit against Shakira dismissed by judge 02-08-2013 05:41 PM

    Los Angeles: A Superior Court judge has dismissed the lawsuit filed against Columbian singer Shakira by her former boyfriend, Antonio de la Rua. The California lawsuit was one of three suits that Antonio filed against the singing star, seeking to claim a "partnership" interest in Shakira's income, and all three...
  • David Moyes driven by fear factor at Man United 23-07-2013 08:57 PM

    New Manchester United manager David Moyes is motivated by fear as he seeks to make his mark on the Premier League champions. It is not so much a fear of failure for a man who in more than a decade at Everton did not win a trophy, rather the stature...
  • Barcelona, Real Madrid enter uncertain era 03-05-2013 06:29 PM

    Barcelona: With both Barcelona and Real Madrid still smarting from their respective Champions League collapses, the talk is already turning to what changes can be made - maybe even need to be made - for next season. Both Spanish teams lost to German opposition in the semi-finals. Bayern Munich routed...
  • 0-4 loss to Bayern was a thrashing, says Barca defender Pique 24-04-2013 09:16 AM

    Munich: Barcelona centre half Gerard Pique acknowledged his team were thoroughly second best as Bayern Munich romped to a 4-0 win in their Champions League semi-final first leg at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday. "They gave us a thrashing," he said. "We will try to turn it around in the...
  • The Germans do not always win anymore: Gerard Pique 22-04-2013 03:59 PM

    Madrid: Spanish defender Gerard Pique believes that Spain has replaced Germany as the the top-most bet in World Football. According to Pique, the era when German teams always came out on top is over and the Spanish teams dominate the world game. Barcelona and the Spanish national team created a...
  • Shakira's boyfriend shares ultrasound photo online 08-12-2012 04:09 PM

    London: Colombian pop star Shakira and her footballer boyfriend Gerard Pique have introduced their unborn son to the world by posting the tot's ultrasound photo online. The 35-year-old 'Hips Don't Lie' hitmaker confirmed she is expecting her first child in September and she has been using her Twitter blog to...
  • Shakira posts bare baby bump picture on Twitter 28-11-2012 12:44 PM

    Los Angeles: Pregnant pop sensation Shakira has shared her growing belly picture on micro-blogging site Twitter. In the photo, the 35-year-old Colombian singer lied on her boyfriend, 25-year-old soccer player Gerard Pique, with her back on his chest. The parents-to-be were all smiles to the camera, reported Ace Showbiz. The...
  • Barca's Pique returns from injury for Celtic trip 05-11-2012 07:02 PM

    Madrid: Centre back Gerard Pique has returned to the Barcelona squad after injury and is fit for Wednesday's trip to Celtic in Champions League Group G. "Happy to train with the team again. It felt really good!" Pique said on his official Twitter account on Monday. The Spain international has...