Andrea Pirlo Calls it “a Wrap”, ends Football Career

Former Italy midfielder Andrea Pirlo has announced his retirement from active football after playing his last game for New York City.

The 38-year-old won 116 caps for Italy and helped Italy win the 2006 World Cup.

Before joining the Major League Soccer side two years ago, the 38-year-old played for Brescia, Inter, AC Milan and Juventus .

He said: “Not only [is it that] my adventure in New York comes to an end but my journey as a football player as well,” he said.

Pirlo won many domestic honours during his 22-year career as well as helping the Azzurri become world champions.

He was part of a Milan side who won two Serie A titles, two Champions Leagues and a Club World Cup between 2003 and 2011, then was instrumental in Juventus winning four successive Scudettos between 2012 and 2015.


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