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Andrea Pirlo starstruck by Bono in NYC

Andrea Pirlo certainly got a warm welcome when he joined MLS and NYCFC. But it turns out the Italian legend can also be starstruck. The new MLS signing was out and about in his new city, where the streets have no name, and ran into U2 frontman Bono at lunch.
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10 things we learned from MLS gameweek 21

Here are the 10 things we learned from the 21st week of the MLS season. 1. Pirlo! Andrea Pirlo is royalty. There is no other way to explain why opposing players refuse to tackle him, refuse to harass him, refuse, really, to even look threateningly at him. Pirlo played just a shade over 30 minutes in his NYCFC debut on Sunday afternoon at Yankee Stadium, and he was absolutely magnificent...
Via World Soccer Talk
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New York City FC Continue Playoff Push in Eight Goal Thriller

Andrea Pirlo dribbles upfield during his MLS debut for NYCFC at Yankee Stadium on Sunday. NYCFC defeated Orlando City SC, 5-3. (Mandatory Credit ESPN/ Getty Images) Andrea Pirlo made his first appearance Sunday for New York City FC in front of more than 32,000 fans at Yankee Stadium and it was one for the story books, as NYCFC took down fellow expansion side Orlando City SC, 5-3...
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Comparing Andrea Pirlo’s life at Juventus to New York City FC

Andrea Pirlo and Steven Gerrard, the greatest Italian (definitively) and English (arguably) players of the 21st century, are coming to America. Their paths famously crossed on that 2005 night in Istanbul, back when Gerrard looked exactly the same but Pirlo hadn’t yet birthed the beard that gives him his >brooding il professore look. Two year’s later Pirlo’s Milan would...
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Cult hero Pirlo joins New York City FC

  The King of Cool, Andrea Pirlo, has left Italian football after 20 years to join New York City FC. The 36 year-old has played has signed a two and a half year deal with the East Coast club. Pirlo is one of the most decorated players in world football and amongst his collection of winners’ medals are two Champions League titles, no less than six Serie A titles and, of course...
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New York City FC Officially Sign Andrea Pirlo

Andrea Pirlo aknowledges the fans at Yankee Stadium before NYCFC’s game against the New York Red Bulls. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/ Getty Images) New York City FC announced Monday that they have signed Italian midfielder Andrea Pirlo as their third designated player, joining David Villa and Frank Lampard. NYCFC are one of the hottest teams in the entire MLS right now, as they have...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrea Pirlo signs with New York City F.C.

MLS club, New York City F.C., has added another thoroughbred to their roster with the signing of Italy-made Andrea Pirlo. Andrea Pirlo officially signs with NYCFC to help playoff push — World Soccer Talk (@worldsoccertalk) July 6, 2015 With David Villa and Frank Lampard also on New York City F.C.’s European tasting menu of...
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Andrea Pirlo Joins New York City FC From Juventus, Brings Pass Mastery To MLS

NEW YORK — Star midfielder Andrea Pirlo joined Major League Soccer’s New York City FC from Juventus on Monday, a little more than a month after winning a fifth consecutive Italian league title. The 36-year-old playmaker arrives as a free transfer. He is the team’s third designated player, following David Villa and Frank Lampard. On July 21, Pirlo will join New York City, which...
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