Gerard Piqué

BARCELONA - APRIL 9: Gerard Pique of Barcelona before the match

Piqué in 2011, photo by Maxisports/

Birth Name: Gerard Piqué Bernabeu

Place of Birth: Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Date of Birth: 2 February, 1987

Ethnicity: Catalan

Gerard Piqué is a Catalan professional footballer. A centre-back, he played for Manchester United, Real Zaragoza, and Barcelona, and for the Spanish national team and the Catalonia national team. He is 6′4″.

He is the son of Joan Piqué Rovira and Montserrat Bernabeu Guitart. Gerard has two children, Milan Piqué and Sasha Piqué, with his former partner, Colombian singer and entertainer Shakira.

Gerard’s paternal grandfather had the surname Piqué.

Gerard’s paternal grandmother had the surname Rovira/Rovina.

Gerard’s maternal grandfather is named Amador Bernabéu Bosch (the son of a father surnamed Bernabeu, and of Paquita Bosch).

Gerard’s maternal grandmother is Mària Montserrat Guitart i Calafell (the daughter of Pere Guitart i Poblet and Montserrat Calafell i Solé). Pere was the son of Josep Guitart i Solà and Mària Poblet i Altimís. Gerard’s great-grandmother Montserrat was the daughter of Antonio Calafell i Montagut and Rosa Solé i Vila.

Sources: Genealogy of Gerard Piqué –

Genealogy of Gerard Piqué (focusing on his mother’s side) –

shakira parents

Piqué with partner Shakira and her parents in 2013, photo by Prphotos


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15 Responses

  1. Latinus says:

    Very Spanish face/vibe, with dark hair and eyes, Gerard Piqué would look textbook Spaniard.

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