Andrea Pirlo

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Andrea Pirlo (Italian pronunciation: [anˈdrɛːa ˈpirlo]; born 19 May 1979) is an Italian professional football coach and former player who was most recently the head coach of Serie A club Juventus. Considered one of the best deep-lying playmakers ever, Pirlo was renowned for his vision, ball control, technique, creativity, passing, and free kick ability.Pirlo began his club career in 1995 as an attacking midfielder with hometown club Brescia, winning the Serie B in 1997. He signed for Serie A club Inter Milan a year later, but limited game time and loans away from the club saw him transfer to cross-city rivals AC Milan in 2001. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrea Pirlo has received more than 5,964,164 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Andrea Pirlo is the 139th most popular soccer player (up from 185th in 2019), the 1,083rd most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,210th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Italian Soccer Player.

Andrea Pirlo is most famous for being a midfielder for Juventus and the Italian national team. He is known for his excellent technique, vision, and long-range passing.

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Among soccer players, Andrea Pirlo ranks 139 out of 16,923Before him are Carlos Valderrama, Günter Netzer, Edwin van der Sar, Thierry Henry, Akira Kitaguchi, and Héctor Castro. After him are Tsukasa Hosaka, Héctor Scarone, Takashi Kasahara, Yasuo Takamori, Yozo Aoki, and Gérson.

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Among people born in 1979, Andrea Pirlo ranks 2Before him is Heath Ledger. After him are Valentino Rossi, Anders Behring Breivik, Kimi Räikkönen, Diego Forlán, Chris Pratt, Markus Persson, Travis Fimmel, Eric Abidal, Diego Milito, and Nicolas Anelka.

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Among people born in Italy, Andrea Pirlo ranks 1,083 out of 4,088Before him are Michele Placido (1946), Charles Emmanuel II, Duke of Savoy (1634), Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti (1774), Natalia Ginzburg (1916), Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522), and Julius Caesar Scaliger (1484). After him are Gioseffo Zarlino (1517), Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici (1667), Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755), Gnaeus Pompeius (-80), Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia (1751), and Fra Mauro (1385).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Andrea Pirlo ranks 17Before him are Gianluigi Buffon (1978), Alessandro Del Piero (1974), Luigi Riva (1944), Filippo Inzaghi (1973), Sandro Mazzola (1942), and Fabio Cannavaro (1973). After him are Antonio Conte (1969), Giampiero Boniperti (1928), Vittorio Pozzo (1886), Roberto Mancini (1964), Gian Piero Gasperini (1958), and Salvatore Schillaci (1964).

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