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PIRLO RETIRE FROM FOOTBALL
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Posted on: November 7th 2017
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World Cup winner Andrea Pirlo delivered down the curtain on his glittering football profession on Monday, signing off...
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World Cup winner Andrea Pirlo delivered down the curtain on his glittering football profession on Monday, signing off with a message on Twitter hours after coming on as a substitue replacement for Major League soccer side New York city in ther 2-0 win over Columbus crew.

The 38-yr-old suggested last month he would retire at the end of the season and leaves the sport with  two Champions League titles, six Serie A crowns, the 2006 World Cup he won with Italy, as well as a number of different trophies and honours accumulated in more than 20 years.

World Cup winner Andrea Pirlo brought down the curtain on his glittering football career on Monday, signing off with a message on Twitter hours after coming on as a late substitute for Major League Soccer side New York City in ther 2-0 win over Columbus Crew.

The 38-year-old suggested last month he would retire at the end of the season and leaves the game with two Champions League titles, six Serie A crowns, the 2006 World Cup he won with Italy, as well as a host of other trophies and honours accumulated in more than 20 years.

“Not only my adventure in NY comes to an end but my journey as a football player as well,” Pirlo, who has 116 caps for his country, said in the message.

The midfielder made his senior debut for his hometown club Brescia on the age of sixteen before transferring to Inter Milan in 1998.

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