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Shakira Gives Birth to Second Son with Gerard Pique

Shakira has welcomed her second child (and her second son) with her soccer playing boyfriend Gerard Pique.

The singer and former Voice coach revealed the news via a rep on her website, who wrote in a statement, “We are happy to announce the birth of Sasha Piqué Mebarak, son of Shakira Mebarak and Gerard Pique, born January 29 at 9:54pm, in Barcelona.”

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“The hospital confirmed that both mother and child are in excellent health,” the missive continued in both English and Spanish.

Said statement also explained why the pair chose the name Sasha. Apparently, “the name Sasha is of Greek and Russian descent and means ‘defender of mankind’ and ‘warrior.'”

Congratulations to mother, father and older brother Milan, who was born in January of 2013.

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