Shakira Gives Birth to Second Child

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The baby is her second with Spanish football star Gerard Pique.

MADRID – Colombian pop singer Shakira says she has given birth to a boy, her second child with her partner, Spanish football star Gerard Pique.

In a statement on her official Twitter account Friday, Shakira, 37, said Sasha Pique Mebarak was born Thursday at 9.54 p.m. in Barcelona.

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The note said the name Sasha was of Greek and Russian descent and means "defender of mankind" and "warrior."

The statement said mother and baby were in excellent health.

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The couple's first child, Milan, a boy, was born in January 2013 in Barcelona.

Shakira and 27-year-old Pique have been a couple for the past four years.