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Pique said: "Game by game we've been getting to know each other better, we've been proving wrong the people who said we couldn't get along.
Pique played in the 2009 Champions League final against Manchester United, a game that Barca won 2-0.
This season, Pique made 31 appearances as Barcelona secured their third successive La Liga title, yet Ferdinand is not convinced Pique was suited to the more physical nature of English football and doubts whether he would have been a success at Old Trafford.
But after silencing the home fans last night Pique said: "They are from Cornella like I said the other day.
The 40-year-old 'Hips Don't Lie' singer was unmistakable with her wild curly blonde locks, while 30-year-old Pique was covered up in a black baseball cap and showed off a full beard.
Spain supporters at the Las Rozas training facility in Madrid jeered, whistled and chanted at Pique to leave the team, who are preparing for two World Cup qualifiers, brandishing banners carrying insults aimed at him.
Pique (below) has been unwell all week and was unlikely to travel to the Canary Islands.
Spain dominated but had to wait until Pique nodded in Andres Iniesta's cross with three minutes left to finally beat goalkeeper Petr Cech in their opening Euro 2016 game in Toulouse.
After controlling play for most of the game, a late goal from Gerard Pique gave Spain the crucial three points they needed to get their Euro 2016 campaign off to a winning start.
Pique responded by belittling the 33-year-old's irregular run in the Madrid team, with Arbeloa starting just two league games this season.
Pique is considered one of the best centrebacks in the world, especially on the ball.