After Shakira’s Dinner Date With Lewis Hamilton, Gerard Pique Bizarrely Finds Himself in Hot Water for Age Old Tweet

Published 06/05/2023, 2:46 PM EDT

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Lewis Hamilton has been playing a pivotal role in shepherding the world of soccer with that of Formula 1. Recently, the 7x champion and Neymar Jr. made the headlines during the Monaco and Spanish Grand Prix weekends. However, the 38-year-old’s connection to FC Barcelona isn’t just limited to the Brazilian forward. As it turns out, Hamilton shares a very peculiar yet strong bond with ex-defender Gerard Pique. And his ex Shakira is in the middle of it all!

The 46-year-old Colombian singer has recently been linked with the Mercedes star. Things have apparently picked up since! As it turns out, the singer had a dinner date with Hamilton. Now, fans have obviously pictured Pique as someone who would loathe the Brit. However, they really don’t have to manufacture too much up!


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A Tweet made by Pique himself during the 2012 Singapore Grand Prix has gone viral recently. The Spanish defender tweeted, “Hamilton OUT! Alonso is flying now!” as Hamilton’s gearbox gave up in the early stages of the race, ensuring he did not finish.

Fans react as salty Gerard Pique tweet surfaces against Lewis Hamilton

Pique was most probably just geeing his countryman up. However, as soon as this tweet of his resurfaced, fans rushed to the social networking site, Twitter to share their reactions. One fan even commented, “Every tongue that rises against sir Lewis Hamilton shall fall.”

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Let’s take a look at just a few of the fan reactions from this viral Pique tweet about the 7x champion.


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The loyal LH army didn’t waste even a moment with this tweet. They ensured that Pique regretted the words he had uttered almost a decade ago! Fans rushed to Twitter to make some epically hilarious puns at the expense of the ex-Barcelona defender.

If you are a Gerard Pique fan, it’s bad enough to make you wince!


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Currently, this is only speculation. However, if Hamilton is indeed in a romantic relationship with Shakira, Pique may not want to see eye-to-eye with the Brit. Hence, the question beckons; are we really on the cusp of one blockbuster rivalry ensuing over the much-loved Shakira?


Written by:

Anirban Aly Mandal


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Anirban Aly Mandal is a senior F1 writer at EssentiallySports, with over 500 articles published on the platform. Anirban's love for F1 started when he discovered a copy of F1 2014 while playing on his computer, and he has since then dived deep into the world of motorsports. Anirban's expertise goes beyond just writing - he has also written several academic papers focused on the domain of motorsports.
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Akash Pandhare