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Andrea Pirlo


Massimiliano Allegri returns to Juventus as coach to replace Andrea Pirlo

May 29, 2021 9:31 am

Pirlo coached Juventus for only one season but the team's fourth-place finish ended a run of nine straight Serie A titles. The club did not say whose decision it was to go but reports in Italy say the 42-year-old Pirlo was fired.

The fall guy

May 15, 2021 10:17 am

Regardless, Andrea Pirlo is experienced enough to know this is how it works. The manager is always the fall guy, and particularly in these circumstances.

Juventus shouldn't need a slap to wake up: coach Andrea Pirlo

October 26, 2020 8:59 am

Andrea Pirlo said he could understand players might be influenced by appearing in near-empty stadiums during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Andrea Pirlo gets coaching career at Juventus off to sparkling start in 3-0 win

September 21, 2020 11:19 am

Andrea Pirlo has got his coaching career off to a winning start as Juventus beat Sampdoria 3-0 in Serie A.

'He's screwed now': Gennaro Gattuso on Andrea Pirlo's new Juventus job

August 10, 2020 9:23 pm

Andrea Pirlo, who has never managed before, either at youth or senior level, was handed the reins at Juventus on Saturday in the wake of Maurizio Sarri’s dismissal.

Free-pass into Andrea Pirlo’s free-kick philosophy

April 02, 2020 3:41 pm

Book Review: Andrea Pirlo's obsession with free-kicks was a deep, philosophical quest, not only a pursuit of sporting perfection but also of spiritual, soul-sating satisfaction. 

Andrea Pirlo and other former players get coaching badges

September 28, 2018 8:30 am

Andrea Pirlo was among several ex-players who obtained their UEFA A coaching badges on Thursday after completing a course at the Italian football federation's training complex in Coverciano.

Andrea Pirlo joins the criticism as Italy fears the worst

November 11, 2017 5:10 pm

Italy have to beat Sweden by two goals on Monday to avoid what the head of the federation Carlo Tavecchio has dubbed the 'Apocalypse'.

You can't go on forever: Andrea Pirlo announces retirement

October 08, 2017 8:55 pm

Pirlo has won six Serie A titles and two Champions Leagues at club level and played a crucial role in Italy's 2006 World Cup lifting campaign.

As Andrea Pirlo finds touch, Juventus hopes ascend

November 04, 2014 10:07 am

Paul Pogba, Claudio Marchisio and Arturo Vidal are not quite the same without an on-form Pirlo.


Usain Bolt, Ashish Nehra, Kaka, Felipe Massa: Sportstars who retired in 2017

December 29, 2017 9:29 pm

Many legends from various sports brought the curtain down to their illustrious career this year. Here is a look back and a tribute to the sporting personalities who hung up their boots this year.