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Andrea Pirlo

Born: May 19, 1979 (age 39)

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
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Career History
Senior2011-Juventus
International2002-Italy
Sports Mole has 609 articles about Andrea Pirlo. Articles 1 to 40:
Nicolo Barella in action for Cagliari in November 2017
Report: Nicolo Barella turns down Chelsea move for family reasons
A report claims that Nicola Barella is to turn down a move to Chelsea and stay at Cagliari until at least the end of the season.
Jan 10, 23:50
Aaron Ramsey in action for Arsenal on August 25, 2018
Andrea Pirlo tips Aaron Ramsey for success at Juventus
Andrea Pirlo believes that Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey would be a good free signing for Juventus at the end of the season.
Dec 28, 23:22
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Chelsea interested in signing Brescia youngster Sandro Tonali?
Chelsea are reportedly considering an approach for Brescia youngster Sandro Tonali, who has been dubbed the 'new Andrea Pirlo'.
Oct 5, 18:00
Jack Wilshere in action for West Ham United on August 18, 2018
Manuel Pellegrini: 'Jack Wilshere has same traits as Andrea Pirlo'
West Ham United boss Manuel Pellegrini believes that Jack Wilshere is similar to Andrea Pirlo as the Hammers midfielder prepares for his return to Arsenal.
Aug 23, 22:49
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring the second during the Champions League semi-final game between Liverpool and Roma on April 24, 2018
Combined XI: Liverpool 2005 vs. 2018
Ahead of Saturday's Champions League final in Kiev, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from Liverpool's class of 2004-05 and the current crop.
May 24, 08:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Andrea Pirlo: 'It would be nice to work with Italy'
Italy legend Andrea Pirlo is considering a move into coaching and admits that he would like to work with the Azzurri.
May 8, 21:13
Cristiano Ronaldo scores an overhead goal during Real Madrid's 3-0 win at Juventus in the Champions League on April 3, 2018
Andrea Pirlo: 'Juventus comeback is possible at Bernabeu'
Juventus great Andrea Pirlo urges his former side to travel to Real Madrid without any fear, as they aim to overturn a three-goal deficit from the first leg.
Apr 11, 14:41
Davide Astori black and white P1 image
Gianluigi Buffon leads tributes to Davide Astori following midfielder's death
Gianluigi Buffon offers his condolences to the family of Davide Astori following the untimely death of his former Italy teammate at the age of 31.
Mar 4, 13:23
Generic image of a locker room
New York City FC fail in bid to secure Belmont Park site
New York City FC lose out in their bid to secure a site for a new stadium on the grounds of the Belmont Park racetrack to the NHL's New York Islanders.
Dec 20, 20:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Andrea Pirlo announces retirement from football
Veteran Italian midfielder Andrea Pirlo announces his retirement from professional football with immediate effect.
Nov 6, 14:46
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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

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