Weeks After NBA Crowd Left Gerard Pique Uncomfortable, Shakira Bears Witness to Jimmy Butler’s Play-In Masterclass Against Chicago Bulls

Published 04/18/2023, 9:30 AM EDT

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Shakira has recently been in the public eye after her move to America. It is safe to say that she has seemingly been adapting well to her new lifestyle. A few days ago, a fan spotted the Latin American singer in the stands for an NBA game. While the clash between Miami Heat and the Chicago Bulls was an absolute thriller, Shakira’s presence in the stand widened the smile of many other fans at the arena.

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On the other hand, her ex-boyfriend has seemingly stopped attending NBA games. Other than the Kings League, the soccer veteran hasn’t turned up for any sporting event after the crowd humiliated him.

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Shakira witnesses a Jimmy Butler masterclass!

Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls were battling with each other for the 7 and 8 spots on the points table. While Miami Heat struggled on the day, Max Strus and Jimmy Butler pulled out their team from a quicksand. Together, Strus and Butler became only the 3 Heat duo with 30 points apiece in a playoff/play-in game.

Out of his 31-point haul, Butler shockingly scored 22 of those points in the second half. While the crowd witnessed an absolute masterclass by Jimmy Butler, quite a few fans’ attention was elsewhere. A fan posted an image of the Colombian singer in the stands with her children. Honestly, it was quite an unexpected appearance by the singer.

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Her picture at the NBA arena immediately went viral on social media. From the looks of it, she seems extremely delighted and enjoying the game. Along with the kids, she was also snacking while witnessing a Jimmy Butler masterclass.

The last time Gerard Pique attended an NBA game, it didn’t quite go so well from him. Since then, he hasn’t quite made a public appearance other than his Kings League’s ‘final four’.

NBA crowd humiliates Gerard Pique

In January, Pique decided to attend an NBA game all alone. Probably not his best decision. A few fans around the soccer veteran started singing Shakira’s diss track. Within seconds, that entire section of the arena was vibing to his ex-girlfriend’s track with Bizarrap. He continued sitting in his seat, trying to mind his own business.

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He scrolled through his phone and sipped on his cold drink. But the crowd sang lines like “PA’ TIPOS COMO TÚ” which made the soccer veteran quite uncomfortable. He had no choice but to walk out of the game in anger. This wasn’t the only the fans went after the FC Barcelona defender. Once, the fans shockingly started booing him at an online award show for Spanish streamers.

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Daniel D'Cruz is a soccer writer at EssentiallySports, with a degree in Mass Media studies. He brings a wealth of experience to his writing, having published over 500 articles that cover everything from the dramatic sagas in the world of football to the latest happenings in the entertainment industry. Daniel is a die-hard football fan who has a deep-rooted passion for the game.
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