Barcelona legend reveals the lame chat-up line which secured this pop-star beauty!

By Alex Taylor

Barcelona ace Gerard Pique has given hope to awkward lads everywhere!

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Good chat-up lines rarely work, and bad chat-up lines? They’ll get you no further than a look of disgust and a lonely evening.

Shakira

Pique and Shakira get intimate in the crowd

Unless of course you’re a multi-millionaire footballer playing for Barca and Spain.

Pique has been courting pop sensation Shakira for some time and has finally revealed how he bagged such a beaut!

“She arrived in South Africa before us because she was singing at the opening ceremony,” Pique said. “I sent her a text asking how the weather was because we were arriving in a few days.”

Shakira

Shakira struts her stuff on stage

Not exactly a James Bond pick-up line, is it? He continues:

“This is a typical stupid question that you write and normally get a response like, ‘it’s cold, bring a coat’.

“But then she writes a long paragraph, detailing the change in temperature throughout the day.

“I thought, ‘Jesus, this is not normal’. It was in those details that I could tell there was affection.

The pair have stuck together since then but we can’t help wondering just how Pique did it?

Just goes to show there’s someone out there for everyone, just don’t go expecting your perfect match to be a pop star!

And if you haven’t seen Shakira’s racy video for her song ‘Hips Don’t Lie’, then I think it’s about time you did:

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