The clips don’t lie! Behind-the-scenes video shows Gerard Pique’s pop star wife Shakira reacting to Liverpool’s stunning Champions League semi-final comeback against Barcelona… including Gini Wijanldum’s equaliser
- Barcelona have released footage of Shakira watching their defeat by Liverpool
- The Colombian pop star is married to Barcelona captain Gerard Pique
- She can be seen holding her head in her hands after Gini Wijanldum’s goal
- The clip features in the documentary ‘Matchday’, to be shown on Rakuten TV
Footage has emerged of pop star Shakira watching Liverpool’s dramatic Champions League semi-final comeback win over Barcelona.
The Colombia-born artist is married to Barca captain Gerard Pique, and the Spanish giants have released a matchday experience video in partnership with sponsor Rakuten.
Initially, the images show Liverpool mounting an attack during the second half in the remarkable 4-0 victory in May.
Shakira looks despondent after Liverpool’s Gini Wijnaldum scores against Barcelona
The footage then cuts to the Pique family home where Shakira is watching the game with her children.
One of the kids says, ‘If it stays like this, it doesn’t matter. We’ll go through to the final’ and Shakira replies ‘Yes honey’.
The child continues ‘But..’, only to be interrupted by the Anfield roar.
Wijnadum celebrates Liverpool’s third goal in the 4-0 Champions League semi-final win
Shakira shouts ‘No! I can’t believe it! No!’ and grabs her son before turning away from the screen, refusing to believe what she has seen.
She was reacting to to Gini Wijnaldum’s towering header which leveled the aggregate score on 54 minutes, Liverpool’s third goal of the evening.
And just two minutes later, the Reds completed their sensational comeback when Divock Origi lashed Trent Alexander-Arnold’s free-kick into the top corner.
The clip features in the trailer for a new documentary series, ‘Matchday’, showing FC Barcelona ‘from the inside’. It will be premiere on Rakuten TV later this month.