Real Madrid will not play any songs of pop sensation Shakira from now on at the Santiago Bernabeu during home fixtures.
Reports in the Spanish dailies Marca and AS claim that no songs from the Colombian musician will be played at the ground prior to matches.
No explanation has been given by Madrid but there are suspicions in the Spanish media that this situation has arisen because of Shakira’s relationship with Barcelona defender Gerard Pique.
Shakira and Pique’s romantic relationship has now been made public with photos of the couple making the rounds in the media. Given the rivalry between Barcelona and Madrid, it’s been suggested that the Blancos will now stop giving airtime to the 34-year-old’s songs at their venue.
Shakira, though, is a self-confessed Madrid fan and was presented with the number 5 shirt by Florentino Perez during his first tenure as president of the nine-time European champions.