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Gerard Pique Announces Birth as Joke

Posted: Jan. 2nd, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse
Shakira and Gerard Pique

The defender for Barcelona's world-class soccer team Gerard Pique has done well to irritate gossip columnists around the world with his false announcement of his and Shakira's child being born as part of Spain's practical joke "Day of the Innocents".

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique irked much the world’s media Friday by announcing his girlfriend Colombian pop star Shakira had given birth — but then revealing it was a prank.

 

Pique, expected to become a father within months, announced on Twitter that Shakira had given birth: “Our boy has already been born! We are very happy! Thank you all for your messages!”

 

But the message came on the “Day of the Innocents” when people in Spain play practical jokes on each other, and strangely there was no confirmation of the happy news from Shakira.

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