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Pirlo close to Juve return

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has revealed that Andrea Pirlo will not feature at Atalanta on Saturday, but should return next […]
Via Soccer News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Galaxy considering bid for Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo, sources say

The Los Angeles Galaxy are considering a bid for Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo, but a prospective deal is stalling because the Galaxy insist the Italian playmaker move in January, halfway through Juventus' season, according to multiple sources. Pirlo, 35, has set standards with the Italian national team since 2002, playing for the World Cup champions in 2006 and establishing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Galaxy in ambitious bid for Pirlo

ESPN is reporting that Los Angeles Galaxy are eyeing a January swoop for Juventus star Andrea Pirlo. The MLS side […]
Via Soccer News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrea Pirlo To Continue Playing International Soccer

In a summer which has seen the international retirements of Frank Lampard, Xavi Hernandez, Xabi Alonso and Franck Ribery; Italian great Andrea Pirlo has announced that he will continue on with the Italian national team for another year. The 35-year-old midfielder told Gazzetta TV that he had been considering retirement, but changed his mind following a conversation with Italian coach...
Via World Soccer Talk
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Tommy Smyth has some colorful thoughts on Andrea Pirlo

I’ll always have a soft spot in my heart for Tommy Smyth.  He was one of ESPN’s soccer regulars before the network really made an effort to put all of their possible resources to covering the sport.  The Irishman was in many ways the face of ESPN’s soccer coverage, whether it be on the Champions League or appearances across different platforms as the one soccer guy.  Basically...
Via Awful Announcing
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Andrea Pirlo miss an incredible free kick vs. England at World Cup

Wow.  Just wow.  That is all I can say about this miss. During stoppage time of the Italy and England game on Saturday night, Italy were awarded a free kick from 30 yards out.  Up stepped Italy’s midfield general and dead ball expert Andrea Pirlo.  From 30 yards out Pirlo sent the England defensive wall completely the wrong way, striking the ball with the outside of his boot...
Via Sports-Kings
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirlo caps 100th appearance with goal at Maracana

One goal. One hundredth appearance. One Andrea Pirlo. Playing in the first competitive match at the newly renovated Maracana Stadium - one of the most iconic sites in world football - Pirlo scored Italy's opening goal against Mexico on Sunday in a 2-1 victory at the Confederations Cup. ''Andrea Pirlo is football for us,'' Italy coach Cesare Prandelli said, heaping...
Via AP on Fox
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirlo to quit Italy team after 2014 World Cup

Juventus playmaker Andrea Pirlo says he will quit the Italian national team after the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Pirlo has made 97 appearances for Italy since making his debut against Azerbaijan in 2002, and helped the Azzurri to the 2006 World Cup title. At the presentation of his autobiography ''I think therefore I play'' on Thursday, Pirlo says ''we have...
Via AP on Fox
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Andrea Pirlo's 'Panenka' Penalty Kick Is Defining Moment of Euro 2012's First Iconic Game (Video)

The 2012 UEFA European Championship has been an enjoyable spectacle of the beautiful game. But after 24 group-stage and three quarterfinal games, Euro 2012 was missing a defining game (or moment) that fans would be talking about for years to come. That changed on Sunday. England and Italy were in the midst of a dramatic penalty-kick shootout following 120 minutes of goalless action...
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Pirlo sets the pace in Italy's win over England

For 120 minutes, Andrea Pirlo mesmerized England with his unrivaled passing skills, single-handedly controlling the pace of a European Championship quarterfinal with a uniquely personal rhythm. Then at a decisive moment in Sunday's penalty shootout, with the adrenaline pumping furiously through the veins of all those involved, Pirlo again set the rhythm, slowing down his spot...
Via AP on Fox
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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