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Andrea Pirlo

35-Year-Old Midfielder     Juventus  Serie A


Italy

Birthdate:  May 19, 1979    Birthplace:  Flero, Italy    Nationality:  Italy    Height:  5' 9"    Weight:  150 lbs    

December 2, 2014    Andrea Pirlo News

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Pirlo scored on a free kick in stoppage time to give Juventus a 2-1 victory rival Torino Sunday.

He is simply one of the best to have ever played the game.

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November 4, 2014

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It was vintage Pirlo, bending a free kick inside the far post from 25 yards out to open things up in Tuesday's 3-2 Champions League win over Olympiacos.

He turned one in on the weekend against Empoli and only had to wait three days to do it again, this time to the Greek giants. This one was gigantic, as Juve are level on points with Olympiacos in Group A, with two games remaining.

November 3, 2014

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Pirlo scored from a free-kick in Saturday's 2-0 win over Empoli.

Pirlo has long been a dead-ball specialist and flashed his ability from set-pieces once again Saturday. In doing so, the Italian scored his first goal of the season, which comes after he picked up an assist last weekend.

October 7, 2014

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Pirlo returned from a hip injury to start Juventus' 3-2 win over Roma on Sunday, finishing with one off-target shot and two fouls drawn.

Pirlo took only one shot during the match, though he's never been a high-volume shooter anyway. He continues to be exceptionally dangerous on free kicks, but he's not a big scorer and doesn't garner a ton of assists any more, making him a bigger name than a great fantasy play.

September 29, 2014

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Pirlo, who has yet to play this season due to a hip injury picked up during the preseason, could make his debut Sunday against Roma, ESPN FC reports.

Pirlo has been fully training of late, though he will likely not be quite ready to face Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday. Sunday's match is a big one, as both sides sit at 15 points through five league matches.

August 28, 2014

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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.

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.