Andrea Pirlo

Born: May 19, 1979 (age 38)

Height: 5'8" (173cm)

Hometown: Flero, Italy
Nationality: Italy Italian

Position: Central midfielder
Team: Juventus (no. 21)
Juventus' midfielder Andrea Pirlo celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final football match Juventus vs Olympique Lyonnais, on April 10, 2014
Career History
Senior2011-Juventus
International2002-Italy
Sports Mole has 600 articles about Andrea Pirlo. Articles 1 to 40:
Watford manager Gianfranco Zola celebrates a goal from his side against Bournemouth on August 28, 2013
Report: Gianfranco Zola in frame to replace Michael Emenalo
Gianfranco Zola is seen as the ideal candidate to replace Michael Emenalo as Chelsea's technical director, according to a report.
Nov 11, 12:52
Frank Lampard of Manchester City warms up ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on January 31, 2015
Frank Lampard 'considered for technical director role at Chelsea'
Frank Lampard is reportedly being considered as a candidate to replace Michael Emenalo as Chelsea's new technical director.
Nov 8, 12:29
Andrea Pirlo celebrates scoring for March 05, 2005.
Andrea Pirlo announces retirement from football
Veteran Italian midfielder Andrea Pirlo announces his retirement from professional football with immediate effect.
Nov 6, 14:46
Juventus' midfielder Andrea Pirlo celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final football match Juventus vs Olympique Lyonnais, on April 10, 2014
Andrea Pirlo not ruling out future Chelsea coaching role
Andrea Pirlo says that he 'needs time to decide' his next career move after announcing his retirement plans, amid suggestions that he could join Chelsea's coaching staff.
Oct 8, 22:27
Juventus' midfielder Andrea Pirlo celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final football match Juventus vs Olympique Lyonnais, on April 10, 2014
Andrea Pirlo defends state of Italian football
Italy legend Andrea Pirlo does not believe that football in his home nation is in a bad state ahead of the Azzurri's impending World Cup playoff campaign.
Oct 8, 17:31
Juventus' midfielder Andrea Pirlo celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final football match Juventus vs Olympique Lyonnais, on April 10, 2014
Andrea Pirlo to retire at end of New York City FC contract
Italy legend Andrea Pirlo reveals that he will retire at the end of the season once his contract with MLS side New York City FC expires in December.
Oct 8, 10:23
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri during the Serie A match against Roma on May 14, 2017
Massimiliano Allegri: 'I did nothing to keep Paul Pogba'
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri reveals that he "did nothing" to convince Paul Pogba to stay at the club ahead of his world-record move to Manchester United.
Jun 29, 21:16
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford in action during his side's FA Cup third round clash with Reading at Old Trafford on January 7, 2017
Paul McGuiness: 'Marcus Rashford wanted to be Andrea Pirlo'
Manchester United's former youth coach Paul McGuinness reveals that Marcus Rashford initially wanted to be a central midfielder in the mould of Andrea Pirlo.
Jun 22, 17:06
Manager of Manchester City U21 Patrick Vieira and Manager of Chelsea FC U21 Dermot Drummy look on during the Barclays U21 Premier League match on May 1, 2014
New York City FC boss Patrick Vieira plays down Saint-Etienne reports
New York City FC boss Patrick Vieira plays down suggestions that he could be heading for Ligue 1 outfit Saint-Etienne this summer.
Jun 5, 18:55
Juventus' midfielder Andrea Pirlo celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final football match Juventus vs Olympique Lyonnais, on April 10, 2014
Antonio Conte not expecting Andrea Pirlo to join coaching staff
Antonio Conte is unsure why legendary Italian midfielder Andrea Pirlo is being linked with Chelsea in a coaching capacity, as he has no intention of retiring.
Apr 7, 15:37
Juventus' midfielder Andrea Pirlo celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final football match Juventus vs Olympique Lyonnais, on April 10, 2014
Andrea Pirlo: 'Juventus can win Champions League'
Former Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo insists that the Italian giants can win the Champions League this season having been drawn against Barcelona in the last eight.
Mar 27, 22:25
Morecambe manager Jim Bentley looks on prior to the Sky Bet League Two match between Morecambe and Northampton Town at Globe Arena on September 19, 2015
Interview: Morecambe boss Jim Bentley worried football's mega rich squeezing out local clubs
Morecambe boss Jim Bentley speaks to Sports Mole about how the smaller clubs are "feeling the pinch" due to the money flooding into top-level football.
Jan 20, 18:36
Juventus' midfielder Andrea Pirlo celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final football match Juventus vs Olympique Lyonnais, on April 10, 2014
Antonio Conte: 'Andrea Pirlo not joining Chelsea'
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte pours cold water on suggestions that New York City FC midfielder Andrea Pirlo could be moving to Stamford Bridge.
Dec 9, 17:52
Juventus' midfielder Andrea Pirlo celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final football match Juventus vs Olympique Lyonnais, on April 10, 2014
Andrea Pirlo 'regrets' not playing in Spain
Veteran midfielder Andrea Pirlo, now with New York City FC, admits that he 'regrets' having not turned out for either Real Madrid or Barcelona during his career.
Nov 16, 14:08
Arsene Wenger serves the sass during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Norwich City on April 30, 2016
Report: Arsenal scout AC Milan's Manuel Locatelli
A report claims that Arsenal remain interested in signing AC Milan's 18-year-old midfielder Manuel Locatelli.
Oct 27, 12:45
Paul Pogba in action for Manchester United on August 19, 2016
Paul Pogba: 'I would rather play in attacking midfield'
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba admits that he wants to play in a more attacking midfield role, but is willing to adapt his game for the good of the team.
Oct 13, 21:01
Paul Pogba in action for Manchester United on August 19, 2016
Paul Pogba: 'I want to play further forward for Manchester United'
Paul Pogba admits that he would like to play in a more advanced midfield role at Old Trafford, saying that it 'costs him' when being made to play defensively.
Oct 11, 18:04
Cesc Fabregas #4 of Chelsea takes the ball in the first half against the New York Red Bulls during the International Champions Cup at Red Bull Arena on July 22, 2015
Report: Juventus to let Leonardo Bonucci join Chelsea in exchange for Cesc Fabregas
Juventus are reportedly ready to allow Leonardo Bonucci to join Chelsea, but only for a deal involving Cesc Fabregas plus a record transfer fee for a defender.
Oct 8, 10:18
Head coach of Juventus Antonio Conte reacts during UEFA Champions League Group B match between Juventus and Galatasaray AS at Juventus Arena on October 2, 2013
Frank Lampard: 'Andrea Conte will have Chelsea challenging for title'
Frank Lampard says that he has consulted Andrea Pirlo about Antonio Conte and believes that the new Chelsea boss can mount a Premier League title challenge.
Aug 14, 13:35
Chuba Akpom of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and VfL Wolfsburg at the Emirates Stadium on July 26, 2015
Result: Chuba Akpom hits late Arsenal winner
Chuba Akpom scores an 87th-minute winner as Arsenal record a 2-1 win over the MLS All-Stars in a pre-season friendly.
Jul 29, 09:16
Liverpool's Italian striker Mario Balotelli gives a thumbs up after scoring Liverpool's third goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England, on February
Andrea Pirlo: 'Mario Balotelli could be one of the best strikers in the world'
Former Italy international Andrea Pirlo insists that Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has all the attributes to be one of the best strikers in world football.
Jul 19, 14:03
Emanuele Giaccherini scores his team's first goal during the Euro 2016 Group E game between Belgium and Italy on June 13, 2016
Agent: Chelsea would be "dream" move for Emanuele Giaccherini
The agent of Sunderland midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini says that a transfer to Chelsea would be a "dream" move for the Italian international.
Jun 20, 10:54
Juventus' midfielder Andrea Pirlo and Juventus' French midfielder Paul Pogba reacts after the UEFA Champions League Final football match between Juventus and FC Barcelona at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin on June 6, 2015
Paul Pogba hails Paul Scholes, Andrea Pirlo influence
Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba hails the influence that former Manchester United teammate Paul Scholes and Andrea Pirlo had on his career.
Jun 8, 21:35
Antonio Conte watches on during an Italy training session on May 25, 2016
Jorginho, Riccardo Montolivo left out of Italy squad for Euro 2016
Jorginho and Riccardo Montolivo are among seven players cut from the Italy squad by Antonio Conte for Euro 2016 this summer.
May 31, 21:15
Red Bulls Bradley Wright-Phillips controls the ball against Arsenal during the friendly match between Arsenal and the New York Red Bulls July 26, 2014
Result: New York Red Bulls smash seven past hapless rivals New York City FC
New York City FC, a side managed by Patrick Vieira and featuring Andrea Pirlo, David Villa and Frank Lampard, are thrashed 7-0 by city rivals New York Red Bulls.
May 21, 22:51
Andrea Pirlo of Juventus FC celebrates his goal with Arturo Vidal during the Serie A match between Juventus and AC Milan at Juventus Arena on October 6, 2013
Andrea Pirlo: 'Playing in MLS may have hindered my Italy hopes'
Andrea Pirlo claims that his Italy chances may have been hindered by his move to MLS side New York City FC, but is still hopeful that he can make the Euro 2016 squad.
May 21, 19:29
John Terry applauds as he leaves the pitch during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Newcastle United on February 13, 2016
Ray Wilkins backs John Terry for long-term Chelsea stay under Antonio Conte
Ray Wilkins is confident that Antonio Conte can manage John Terry's playing career in order to keep the skipper at the club well into his late 30s.
May 20, 14:52
Italy's coach Antonio Conte follows the action during the UEFA Euro 2016 Group H qualifying football match Norway vs Italy on September 9, 2014
Frank Lampard: 'Antonio Conte has the pedigree to manage Chelsea'
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard believes that Antonio Conte would be a good choice as the club's next manager.
Mar 31, 20:56
Juventus' midfielder Andrea Pirlo celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final football match Juventus vs Olympique Lyonnais, on April 10, 2014
Inter Milan boss Roberto Mancini rules out return for Andrea Pirlo
Inter Milan head coach Roberto Mancini states that Andrea Pirlo will not be joining the club on loan from New York City FC.
Nov 23, 10:17
Joao Moutinho of AS Monaco FC competes for the ball with Andrea Pirlo of Juventus FC during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between Juventus and AS Monaco FC at Juventus Arena on April 14, 2015
Report: Andrea Pirlo deal agreed for Manchester City
Manchester City reportedly agree to sign New York City FC midfielder Andrea Pirlo in January, after spending half a season at the MLS outfit.
Nov 21, 19:02
Commissioner Don Garber attends a press conference to announce their plans to launch a new Major League Soccer franchise at PAMM Art Museum on February 5, 2014
Don Garber: 'Premier League games in North America would cross the line'
MLS commissioner Don Garber believes that any move to play competitive Premier League games in North America would threaten his league's future.
Nov 19, 20:44
Italy's coach Antonio Conte follows the action during the UEFA Euro 2016 Group H qualifying football match Norway vs Italy on September 9, 2014
Preview: Italy vs. Romania
Sports Mole previews the friendly clash between Italy and Romania in Bologna.
Nov 16, 18:37
Eden Hazard of Belgium controls the ball as DeAndre Yedlin of the United States gives chase during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match on July 1, 2014
Preview: Belgium vs. Italy
Sports Mole looks ahead to the international friendly between Belgium and Italy in Brussels.
Nov 10, 21:15
Juventus' midfielder Andrea Pirlo celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final football match Juventus vs Olympique Lyonnais, on April 10, 2014
Riccardo Montolivo: 'Hard to imagine Italy Euro 2016 squad without Andrea Pirlo'
The possibility of Andrea Pirlo not playing for Italy at Euro 2016 is "hard to imagine," according to fellow midfielder Riccardo Montolivo.
Nov 10, 20:30
Manager of Manchester City U21 Patrick Vieira and Manager of Chelsea FC U21 Dermot Drummy look on during the Barclays U21 Premier League match on May 1, 2014
Owen Coyle backs Patrick Vieira to succeed at New York City FC
Houston Dynamo boss Owen Coyle believes that Patrick Vieira will be able to have success in the MLS after being named manager of New York City FC.
Nov 10, 00:39
Manager of Manchester City U21 Patrick Vieira and Manager of Chelsea FC U21 Dermot Drummy look on during the Barclays U21 Premier League match on May 1, 2014
Patrick Vieira takes charge of New York City FC
MLS outfit New York City FC appoint former Arsenal midfielder Patrick Vieira as their new manager on a three-year deal.
Nov 9, 15:41
Joao Moutinho of AS Monaco FC competes for the ball with Andrea Pirlo of Juventus FC during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between Juventus and AS Monaco FC at Juventus Arena on April 14, 2015
Roberto Mancini hints at Andrea Pirlo loan move
Inter Milan manager Roberto Mancini refuses to deny that his club have an interest in bringing New York City midfielder Andrea Pirlo in on loan.
Nov 7, 14:18
Head coach Jason Kreis of the Real Salt Lake applauds his team from the sideline during the first half against the D.C. United at RFK Stadium on March 9, 2013
New York City FC sack manager Jason Kreis for failure to reach playoffs
New York City FC announce that they have parted company with manager Jason Kreis after just one season in the role following the club's failure to reach the MLS playoffs.
Nov 2, 23:46
Juventus' French midfielder Paul Pogba celebrates after scoring a goal during the Italian Serie A football match between Genoa and Juventus on September 20, 2015
Mino Raiola: 'Juventus turned down three Paul Pogba offers'
Football agent Mino Raiola reveals that Juventus turned down three offers for his client Paul Pogba in the summer.
Oct 28, 22:13
Inter Milan's coach from Italy Roberto Mancini looks on before the Italian Serie A football match Sampdoria vs Inter Milan on October 4, 2015 at Luigi Ferraris Stadium in Genoa.
Preview: Inter Milan vs. Juventus
Sports Mole previews the Serie A encounter between Inter Milan and Juventus.
Oct 16, 17:02



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Napoli1210203282432
2Juventus12101135112431
3Inter Milan129302391430
4Lazio1191131121928
5Roma119022171427
6Sampdoria1172224131123
7AC Milan126151816219
8Torino124531719-217
9AC Chievo VeronaChievo124441419-516
10Atalanta BCAtalanta124441916316
11Fiorentina125162117416
12Bologna124261115-414
13CagliariCagliari124081121-1012
14Udinese114071822-412
15Crotone123361123-1212
16SPALSPAL122371020-109
17SassuoloSassuolo12228621-158
18Genoa121381019-96
19Hellas VeronaHellas Verona12138826-186
20BeneventoBenevento120012531-260
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