Shakira and Gerard Pique welcome baby boy!

Gerard Pique and Shakira

Gerard Pique and Shakira. Photo: Twitter

Popular Colombian music, Shakira and her soccer star boyfriend, Gerard Pique, just welcomed a baby boy!

She shared the news on her website, writing:

We are happy to announce the birth of Milan Piqué Mebarak, son of Shakira Mebarak and Gerard Piqué, born January 22nd at 9:36pm, in Barcelona, Spain.

The name Milan (pronounced MEE-lahn), means dear, loving and gracious in Slavic; in Ancient Roman, eager and laborious; and in Sanskrit, unification.

Just like his father, baby Milan became a member of FC Barcelona at birth.

The hospital confirmed that the couple’s first child weighed approximately 6lbs. 6 ounces, and that both mother and child are in excellent health.

Pique, 25, is a Spanish footballer who plays as a centre-back for FC Barcelona.

He soccer star is one of four players to have won the UEFA Champions League two years in a row with different teams, the others being Marcel Desailly, Paulo Sousa and Samuel Eto’o.

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