Piqué made his debut for Manchester United in October 2004, as a late replacement for John O'Shea in a 3–0 League Cup victory at Crewe Alexandra as a centre back.His performances, most notably in the reserve team, earned him a new contract, which he signed in February 2005 to run until the summer of 2009.The "Hips Don't Lie" singer made headlines back in March after she revealed the reason behind her collaboration with Rihanna, admitting her boyfriend is to blame."He's very territorial, and since he no longer lets me do videos with men, well, I have to do them with women," Shakira told mag.
The Premier League side did not pay a fee for Piqué as he was too young to have a professional contract.
"But when it comes to living, it's all about the present."As for her experience working with Rihanna for their super sexy "Can't Remember to Forget You" music video? "I'm sure on the outside it looks like two divas, but when we got together, we realized we had a lot in common—both Caribbean girls from small towns who are very down to earth when it comes down to it, and just enjoy having a good time."So does the down-to-Earth beauty still remain in touch with her Colombian roots?
"I go back a couple of times a year—not as often as I'd like with my schedule, but I still remain very identified with the culture," she says.
I was surprised to see that it was taken so seriously in the press.""Gerard doesn't tell me what to do," she continued.
"We discuss everything as a couple, as I imagine most partners do.