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Italian footballer

  • Andrea Pirlo was born on 19 May 1979 in Flero, Lombardy.
  • He is an Italian World Cup-winning footballer who plays for Serie A club Juventus and for the Italian national team.
  • He is a popular for his long passing ability and is a set-piece specialist.
  • He played for the Italian youth teams U-15, U-18 and U-21.
  • He is the captain of the winning team of the 2000 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship. He is also the Golden Player and Top Scorer of the tournament.
  • He captained his team that won the Bronze medal in the 2004 Olympics.
  • He is responsible for his team winning the 2006 Football World Cup.
  • With Milan, he has won two UEFA Champions League (2003 and 2007), two European Super Cups (2003 and 2007), two Scudetti (2004 and 2011) an Italian Super Cup (2004), a FIFA Club World Cup (2007), and the Italian Cup in 2003.
  • He made a goal against Croatia in Group C match of 2012 Euro Championship. He made a goal in the penalties against England in the quarter-finals stage.
  • His brother Ivan plays for a Serie C2 club in Brescia.
  • His father established a metal trading company in which Pirlo himself has a stake.
  • Andrea married Deborah Roversi. The couple has two kids.

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