Gerard Piqué has opened up about his life since his high-profile breakup with pop star Shakira. In a recent interview with Spanish publication El Pais, the former soccer star refused to talk about the details of the split, stating that his main focus is on their children, Milan and Sasha.

Piqué emphasized the importance of protecting his children and how all parents have a responsibility to do what’s best for their kids. He also spoke about his role as a father, stating that it’s his main priority.

The 36-year-old former professional soccer player also addressed the media attention and backlash he’s received since the split. He stated that he’s not interested in cleaning up his image and that he’s focusing on the people closest to him.