Shakira and Gerard Pique welcome baby boy
Shakira and her soccer star boyfriend Gerard Pique have welcomed their first child, a baby boy they have named Milan.
"We are happy to announce the birth of Milan Pique Mebarak, son of Shakira Mebarak and Gerard Pique, born January 22nd at 9:36pm, in Barcelona, Spain," ABC News quoted the singer's website as saying.
The website said that the name Milan (pronounced MEE-lahn), means dear, loving and gracious in Slavic; in Ancient Roman, eager and laborious; and in Sanskrit, unification.
Just like his father, baby Milan became a member of FC Barcelona at birth.
Milan weighed approximately six pounds, six ounces, and both he and Shakira were in excellent health, according to the site.