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Andrea Pirlo Biography

Andrea Pirlo is an Italian World Cup-winning football player who plays for Serie A club Juventus and for the Italian national team. Usually deployed as a deep-lying playmaker for both Juventus and Italy, he is also revered for his technique, dribbling, control, incredible vision, inventive play, accurate passing ability and for his long distance shooting. He started his football career at Brescia ,where he made his first debut for Brescia against Reggina and moved to Internazionale , however he was unable to break into the first squad. After spending three seasons with Internazionale, Pirlo signed on with Milan for 35 billion, where Pirlo won two UEFA Champions League, two European Super Cups (in 2003 and 2007) and various other league games. Thereafter he was signed by Juventus in 2011 on a deal that is to last until 2014. While in Juventus, he played in the 2012 Supercoppa Italiana against Napoli in 2012.With Milan, he won two UEFA Champions League (2003 and 2007), two European Super Cups (2003 and 2007), two Serie A titles (2004 and 2011), a FIFA Club World Cup (2007) an Italian Super Cup (2004) and the Coppa Italia in 2003. In 2012, he added another Serie A title and Italian Super Cup with Juventus. Pirlo has played for the Italian youth teams U15, U18 and U21, captaining and leading the latter to victory in the 2000 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship as the Golden Player and Top Scorer of the tournament. He joined the Italian senior side during the qualification round for World Cup 2002 and captained the national team to a bronze medal in the 2004 Olympics. Fellow players on the Italian team gave him the nickname "l'architetto" (the architect), because his long passes frequently set up goal-scoring opportunities for the Italy national football team.

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A poem for Andrea Pirlo
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Andrea Pirlo and his passes that shaped history
Andrea Pirlo and his passes that shaped history
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Andrea Pirlo has been world class for more than his beard and a panenka penalty
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5 managers who betrayed their club
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Andrea Pirlo picks his all time dream XI
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