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Andrea Pirlo

35-Year-Old Midfielder     Juventus  Serie A


STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Hip    EST. RETURN:  10/1/2014
Birthdate:  May 19, 1979    Birthplace:  Flero, Italy
Nationality:  Italy    Height:  5' 9"    Weight:  150 lbs    

August 28, 2014    Andrea Pirlo News

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Pirlo is expected to miss the next month of action due to a hip injury, Football Italia reports.

A fantasy favorite, Pirlo simply can't be replaced.

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Andrea Pirlo: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

August 16, 2014

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Pirlo says he plans to play two more seasons with Juventus and then may move to Major League Soccer, Football Italia reports.

Pirlo would be a huge addition for Major League Soccer.

May 2, 2014

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Pirlo has agreed to sign a two-year extension to remain with Juventus, Football Italia reports.

Another nice move for Juventus.

December 2, 2013

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Pirlo is expected to miss up to a month of action after damaging ligaments in his knee during Sunday's win over Udinese, the Associated Press reports.

The club said that he had a "second-degree lesion to the collateral medial ligament in his right knee," and didn't technically give him a timeline for a return. However long it will be, it's doubtful we'll see Pirlo back before 2014.

December 1, 2013

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The superstar playmaker limped off with an injury 15 minutes into the match and his status for upcoming matches is unknown, Football Italia reports.

Pirlo cannot be replaced by anyone.

August 9, 2013

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Pirlo, whose contract expires at the end of this season, would like to renew his deal with Juventus, Football Italia reports.

Pirlo, 34, was linked with a possible move to Real Madrid this summer but the Spanish giant never made a formal bid for the Italian's services. He mentioned that he understands Juventus may want to go in another direction given his age, although he continues to be a very solid contributor to the club.

June 14, 2012

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Pirlo scored the lone Italian goal in their 1-1 draw with Croatia in group play at Euro 2012 on Thursday.

Pirlo was magnificent for the Italians in their first game against Spain, and he showed again why he is one of the best players in the history of Italian football.

June 6, 2012

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Pirlo has a bruised calf, but is expected to play for Italy in its opening Euro 2012 match against Spain on Sunday, Football Italia reports.

Italy did go all the way until penalty kicks in Euro 2008 against Spain without the services of Pirlo. Adding him is just a bonus.