Gerard Pique cheated on Shakira with Bar Rafaeli in 2012 - report

Shakira's boyfriend, Barcelona footballer Gerard Pique is rumored to have had an affair with Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli back in 2012.

 FC Barcelona player Gerard Pique with wife, Shakira during the match between Spain's Rafael Nadal and Canada's Denis Shapovalov, November 24, 2019. (photo credit: SERGIO PEREZ/REUTERS)
FC Barcelona player Gerard Pique with wife, Shakira during the match between Spain's Rafael Nadal and Canada's Denis Shapovalov, November 24, 2019.
(photo credit: SERGIO PEREZ/REUTERS)

Shakira's boyfriend, Barcelona footballer Gerard Pique, is rumored to have had an affair with Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli back in 2012 according to foreign reports. 

For the last several months, iconic Colombian singer Shakira and her partner, Spanish-Catalonian football player Pique, are have been in the midst of a breakup. The connection between the breakup and the cheating rumors remains unclear.

Reports from the last six have said that Pique cheated on Shakira on multiple occasions, including with one of her friends. Now, a new report by Spanish journalist Jordi Martin claims that in 2012, Pique had an affair with Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli.

The report claims that their affair was an "open secret", but he had only recently been able to confirm it through a personal friend of Refaeli.  

Bar Refaeli (credit: REUTERS/PAOLO BONA)Bar Refaeli (credit: REUTERS/PAOLO BONA)

Shakira is one of the biggest pop stars in the world, with many top hits including "Hips Don't Lie," "Chantaje," and "Whenever, Wherever."  Just two and a half years ago, she had performed in the Super Bowl alongside Jennifer Lopez.

How long have Shakira and Pique been together?

Shakira's relationship with the Spanish football star began in 2011, a year after they first met when Shakira released her World Cup hit theme song "Waka Waka" (This Time for Africa).

During all this time Pique stayed loyal to his club, playing for his childhood team FC Barcelona, playing for the Spanish-Catalonian club for two tenures from childhood to 2004, and then from 2008 to today.