Gerard Piqué is a footballer who plays as a central defender for the Spanish team FC Barcelona.
Before beginning his professional career, Gerard played in FC Barcelona's youth teams as a defensive midfielder. He went on to join Manchester United, where he played from 2004 until 2008. Due to his success, he was asked to return to Barcelona and his childhood team. His first goal for Barcelona assisted in a win at Sporting CP in 2008. He went on to play his former team, Manchester United, in the 2009 Champions League Final in May of 2009, and won with a score of 2-0.
Gerard is in a relationship with pop star Shakira. They have one son, Milan Piqué Mebarak, born in 2013.