October 26, 2021

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Shakira's pride after Gerard Pique's pay cut and his viral video speaking Portuguese

Shakira’s pride after Gerard Pique’s pay cut and his viral video speaking Portuguese

Actress Shakira published, through her account on Instagram, her celebration of Gerard Pique’s goal during last Sunday’s match in the match between Barcelona Football Club and Real Sociedad. The Colombian dedicated words full of pride to the father of her children after the reduced salary which the footballer accepted to save the Catalan club’s state, an act of altruism that the singer seems to relate to his work as a father at home: “So proud of you. Your team, your club, as well as we, your family, we are always counting on you.” When we need you most.”

Shakira’s post on Instagram, where she has amassed more than 70 million followers, has exceeded 700 thousand “likes”, and in recent hours has gone viral due to the surprise of her followers when they saw her speaking in perfect Portuguese in an interview that she had presented to Fantástico on TV Globo series, which is the thing Which ended up becoming one of the most commented topics on Twitter in the Portuguese country.


Apparently, some of the Portuguese and Brazilian singer’s followers were unaware that Shakira is multilingual and apart from being fluent in Spanish, English, French, Italian and Catalan, she also speaks Pessoa.

In her conversation with journalist Murillo Salviano, Shakira reviewed her 30-plus-year career and also spoke about the beauty canons imposed on artists: “I think all women, in some way, feel that way. Pressure. Social networks are a way to put more pressure on. On us: Everyone seems retouched, and nothing really is. For little girls, I imagine it must be worse. It’s not your clothes or your makeup that makes you beautiful, but your state of mind.”

The singer is very fond of training and used the confinement at her home at Esplugues de Llobregat to focus on her philosophical studies and graduated from a four-week course offered by the University of Pennsylvania. If there’s something that characterizes Colombian as well, it’s her dedication to solidarity action.

At the age of 18, Shakira founded a non-governmental organization in Colombia, the Foundation Pies Descalzos, which has established several schools in that country, and is committed to many other causes surrounding the education of youngsters. During a speech at Oxford University in 2009, the singer explained how her career gives her the opportunity to work for solidarity. In October 2020, he addressed the issue of climate change in a video call with Prince William.

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