It ends as he had started. With class.
“At age 38 it’s just a matter of space for the boys. No I’m not angry. Rather, do a hand to others and to the coach. ” Andrea Pirlo leaves the ball so. From Master what it was. “What shall I do? I do not know if I’ll be the coach. I still have not sparked the spark. I’ll be home with my family. I will play golf and tennis. ”
With the standing ovation promoted by Patrick Vieira who sent him in the field at 90 ‘, Pirlo closed the applause an exceptional career. The last season was conditioned by the pains of a knee cartilage, which made him blow 15 regular season scoring on 32. Last year he had always played, scoring 1 goal and serving 11 assists.
“Pirlo is a silent leader. He speaks with his feet, “said Marcello Lippi, his technical commissar in the 2006 World Cup in Germany. Andrea scored against Ghana with a shot from outside in the first challenge and against France from the scoreline in the final with penalty.
Born on May 19, 1979, Pirlo grew up in Brescia, debuting in A at age 16. Then Inter, Reggina, still Inter, still Brescia (with Baggio and Mazzone, in 2000-01), Milan (and triumphs in series: two champions, a Coppa Italia, an Italian Super Cup, two Champions League, two Uefa Supercoppa) and Juventus (other wins: four championships, two Italian Supercopies and one Italian Cup). The Primatist (37) and the net (15) with the Under 21 shirt (with which he also won a European), with De Rossi and Balotelli is one of the three players to have scored at least one net in each of the three the main football competitions played by Italy (the World Cup, the European Championship and the Confederations Cup). World Champion in 2006, he played 3 World Cups, 3 European and 2 Confederations Cups. In 2003, he placed fifth in the Golden Ball.