Produced on May 19, 1979, in Flero, Italy, Andrea Pirlo began his professional football career with Brescia before moving to Internazionale. More success followed with Juventus, where Pirlo claimed back to back league titles and Italian Super Cups.
Produced on May 19, 1979, in Flero, Italy, soccer player Andrea Pirlo started his career using the Brescia Calcio youth team in 1994. He made his senior debut in 1995, and after appearing as a promising midfielder throughout the 1997-98 season, he signed with leading Serie A team Internazionale. Pirlo put a disappointing tenure in Internazionale, as he fought to crack the starting unit and was twice loaned out to other teams.
The shift in location did wonders for Pirlo, who blossomed after joining A.C. Milan in 2001. Starting the offense along with his lovely passes and fatal free kicks, “L’Architetto” led Milan into a set of Serie A, UEFA Super Cup and Champions League titles.
Pirlo also exhibited excellent form for the Italian national team that won the bronze medal in the 2004 Olympics. He loved the pinnacle of success through the 2006 FIFA World Cup, earning Man of the Match honours three times while driving Italy’s victorious run along with his dazzling passes. But although he remained a noteworthy player into his 30s, his contract wasn’t renewed by the Milan team, which was trying to inject youth into its backfield.
He was likewise understood as the Serie A Player of the Year and named to the UEFA Team of the Year in the year 2012. The expert playmaker demonstrated he was as critical as ever to Italy’s cause through the 2012 European Championship, earning Team of the Tournament honors as Italy fell just short in the final.