Shakira Flaunts Baby Bump During Azerbaijan Concert [PHOTO]
By IBTimes Staff Reporter | October 16, 2012 8:22 AM EST
Shakira wasn’t shy about showing off her baby bump as she performed Saturday night in Azerbaijan to close out the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.
“I felt awesome on stage! We really enjoyed tonight! Shak #Baku,” the “Hips Don’t Lie” singer tweeted after the closing ceremonies in Baku. She shared a black and white photo of herself performing with her prominent pregnant belly.
Shakira performed during the closing ceremonies of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, held in Azerbaijan.
It’s not the singer’s only tie to soccer. The Colombia native is expecting a baby boy with boyfriend Gerard Pique, a 25-year-old defender for elite Spanish club FC Barcelona who also plays on the Spanish national team.
Shakira announced the news on her Facebook page Sept. 19.
"Gerard and I are very happy awaiting the arrival of our first baby!" she said, according to Us Weekly.
She first shared her baby bump in a picture posted to her Twitter account Oct. 6, where the expecting mother joked about her changing body.
“Now I don't have a sixpack, only one pack!!” Shakira said on her account, where she has more than 18 million Twitter followers.
The “Waka Waka” singer also shared a pre-concert photo with her followers, snapping a backstage pic before taking the stage in Azerbaijan.
“Getting ready for the show, see you in a bit #Baku!” Shakira tweeted.
She also sent her congratulations to the French U-17 team for winning the Women’s World Cup.
“Congrats to the French team for winning the FIFA female cup!” she wrote. “I enjoyed seeing you in front of the stage celebrating!”
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