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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 is head coach of Süper Lig club Fatih Karagümrük. 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 7,079,030 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia. Andrea Pirlo is the 186th most popular soccer player (down from 139th in 2019), the 1,218th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,083rd in 2019) and the 19th 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 186 out of 16,880Before him are David Villa, Oldřich Nejedlý, Gyula Grosics, José Luis Chilavert, Michael Ballack, and Carlos Bilardo. After him are Arie Haan, Antonio Conte, Jorge Jesus, Ștefan Kovács, Aimé Jacquet, and Paulino Alcántara.

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Among people born in 1979, Andrea Pirlo ranks 4Before him are Heath Ledger, Kimi Räikkönen, and Valentino Rossi. After him are Markus Persson, Jawed Karim, Chris Pratt, Diego Forlán, Rosamund Pike, Anders Behring Breivik, Jason Momoa, and Gong Yoo.

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Among people born in Italy, Andrea Pirlo ranks 1,218 out of 4,668Before him are Antonio da Sangallo the Younger (1484), Melozzo da Forlì (1438), Ivanoe Bonomi (1873), Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1835), Frank Lentini (1889), and Giovanni Battista Riccioli (1598). After him are Giambattista Pittoni (1687), Claudia Mori (1944), Peter Chrysologus (380), Giovanni Battista Morgagni (1682), Marcantonio Raimondi (1480), and Anastasius Bibliothecarius (815).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Andrea Pirlo ranks 19Before him are Fabio Cannavaro (1973), Filippo Inzaghi (1973), Luigi Riva (1944), Alessandro Del Piero (1974), Sandro Mazzola (1942), and Giampiero Boniperti (1928). After him are Antonio Conte (1969), Vittorio Pozzo (1886), Giovanni Ferrari (1907), Lorenzo Buffon (1929), Valentino Mazzola (1919), and Gaetano Scirea (1953).

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