Andrea Pirlo

Andrea Pirlo bids farewell to football after decades-long career

Andrea Pirlo bids farewell to football after decades-long career

Pirlo helped New York City reach the MLS playoffs in each of the past two seasons, but was unable to add to his trophy haul with the club.

Nov 06, 2017, 23:25 PM IST
Lionel Messi, Barcelona win big at Globe Soccer Awards

Lionel Messi, Barcelona win big at Globe Soccer Awards

Barcelona won five titles in 2015.

Dec 28, 2015, 04:06 AM IST
Want to retire with 'dignity': Cristiano Ronaldo

Want to retire with 'dignity': Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has said he wants to end his career "with dignity" in a top club.

Nov 14, 2015, 17:18 PM IST
Italy coach Antonio Conte preparing for life without Andrea Pirlo

Italy coach Antonio Conte preparing for life without Andrea Pirlo

"Not calling up Pirlo was to be expected," Conte told a news conference on Monday.

Nov 10, 2015, 12:30 PM IST
Leonardo Bonucci criticises Juventus fans for lack of support

Leonardo Bonucci criticises Juventus fans for lack of support

Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci criticised supporters who jeered the Serie A champions off the pitch after their 1-1 draw at home to Chievo.

Sep 13, 2015, 19:25 PM IST
Italy ponder Andrea Pirlo on way to Euro 2016 finals

Italy ponder Andrea Pirlo on way to Euro 2016 finals

Andrea Pirlo`s status as one of Italy`s `untouchables` has been shaken after the Azzurri legend was sidelined by coach Antonio Conte in the wake of criticism following a mediocre performance in a E

Sep 07, 2015, 23:11 PM IST
Gianluigi Buffon hits out as Juventus slump in Serie A

Gianluigi Buffon hits out as Juventus slump in Serie A

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has called on the stuttering Italian champions to stand up and be counted after a second consecutive league defeat left them in the Serie A Doldrums.

Aug 31, 2015, 16:23 PM IST

Major League Soccer's tryst with Europe's ageing elite has been a starry affair

Europe's elite footballers in their twilight have found a fashionable cushion to rest on and enjoy the sound benefit of materialism.

Aug 07, 2015, 14:46 PM IST
David Villa scores twice as New York City FC win on Andrea Pirlo`s debut

David Villa scores twice as New York City FC win on Andrea Pirlo`s debut

David Villa scored twice to helped ensure new team-mate Andrea Pirlo launched his Major League Soccer career in style with New York City FC`s 5-3 victory over Orlando.

Jul 27, 2015, 06:22 AM IST
Andrea Pirlo wants to make an impact in MLS

Andrea Pirlo wants to make an impact in MLS

Italian great Andrea Pirlo says it`s not his reputation that will help raise interest in Major League Soccer but his performance on the pitch with new club New York City FC.

Jul 25, 2015, 08:56 AM IST
Wanted to leave Juventus on my own terms: Andrea Pirlo

Wanted to leave Juventus on my own terms: Andrea Pirlo

 Italian football legend Andrea Pirlo has said he decided to quit Italian giants Juventus on his own terms before the Serie A champions could push him out.

Jul 23, 2015, 17:12 PM IST
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo lead nominees for Best Player in Europe award

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo lead nominees for Best Player in Europe award

European football's governing body UEFA has announced a 10-man shortlist for the 2014-15 Best Player in Europe award.

Jul 16, 2015, 14:52 PM IST
Lucky to play alongside Andrea Pirlo, says Frank Lampard

Lucky to play alongside Andrea Pirlo, says Frank Lampard

Former England midfielder Frank Lampard considers himself lucky to play alongside Italian football legend Andrea Pirlo.

Jul 08, 2015, 20:51 PM IST
Welcome Maestro Pirlo,` say Lampard, Villa

Welcome Maestro Pirlo,` say Lampard, Villa

Italian great Andrea Pirlo announced his move to New York City FC on Monday and new teammates Frank Lampard and David Villa welcomed him to Major League Soccer`s hottest club.

Jul 07, 2015, 11:57 AM IST
Andrea Pirlo joins New York City FC from Juventus

Andrea Pirlo joins New York City FC from Juventus

 Playmaker Andrea Pirlo is joining New York City FC from Italian champions Juventus later this month, the clubs said on Monday.

Jul 06, 2015, 22:15 PM IST
Andrea Pirlo ready for bite of Big Apple: Report

Andrea Pirlo ready for bite of Big Apple: Report

Andrea Pirlo`s move to Major League Soccer is imminent, according to reports in Italy that claim the Juventus and Italy star will sign an 18-month deal with New York City FC.

Jun 25, 2015, 18:38 PM IST
Andrea Pirlo evaluating future at Juventus: Gianluigi Buffon

Andrea Pirlo evaluating future at Juventus: Gianluigi Buffon

Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon says he does not know if Juventus teammate Andrea Pirlo will stay at the club, stating the latter could be considering a move soon.

Jun 12, 2015, 17:38 PM IST
Showed emotions for loss, not for Juventus farewell: Andrea Pirlo

Showed emotions for loss, not for Juventus farewell: Andrea Pirlo

Midfield maestro Andrea Pirlo has revealed that his tears on the Olympic Stadium pitch in Berlin following the European Champions League final loss were not because he was saying goodbye to Juventu

Jun 08, 2015, 17:00 PM IST
UEFA Champions League final: Juventus vs Barcelona - As it happened...

UEFA Champions League final: Juventus vs Barcelona - As it happened...

Barcelona became European champions for the fifth time after beating Juventus 3-1 in Berlin. With that, Luis Enrique's side also completed a treble, second for the club. Barca's title winning season was driven by Messi and Neymar - both scoring 10 goals in the campaign, and Luis Suarez. For Juventus, it's their sixth runners up finish, and probably Buffon will never win it.

Jun 06, 2015, 22:51 PM IST
Barcelona vs Juventus: Five key questions in the Champions League final

Barcelona vs Juventus: Five key questions in the Champions League final

Five key questions in the Champions League final at Berlin`s Olympic Stadium on Saturday between Juventus and Barcelona:
Can the Juventus defence contain Barcelona`s MSN strike-force?

Jun 05, 2015, 06:53 AM IST