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Andrea Pirlo leaves open the possibility of coming to the US to practice


Andrea Pirlo takes over to lead Juventus in the summer of 2020 to replace Maurizio Sarri who was sacked. But like his predecessor, the once famous former midfielder only served for 1 year. In the 2020-21 season, Pirlo helped Juve win 2 titles in the Coppa Italia and the Italian Super Cup.

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Pirlo leaves Juventus after the 2020-21 season

However, the Turin team only ranked 4th in Serie A and lost the championship to Inter Milan after 9 years of holding. In the Champions League, they stopped right in the 1/8 round against Porto.

Currently, Pirlo is a free man and looking forward to his next adventure. When asked by The Athletic about the possibility of going to the American Professional League (MLS), the former Italy international said:

“I do not rule out anything. MLS is a great league. I see a lot of coaches coming to MLS from other countries. I used to be lucky to play there. You saw how the US team performed in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.”

“A lot of their players are playing for the best clubs in the world: Juve, Barcelona, ​​Chelsea. When they can play at the highest level, it speaks to the potential of MLS.”

Andrea Pirlo does not have a family
Pirlo used to play for New York City

Pirlo had 3 years with New York City before retiring. The 42-year-old said he still follows what’s going on in MLS and American football in general: “I don’t watch all the games but I turn it on when I can.”

“I know this is a very hot time of year. I used to play in that heat. It is difficult for the players to maintain high intensity in such weather. I follow all the teams. I love New York having lived there for a while but I love everything about MLS.”

“I really enjoyed my time there. I integrate well with the club, my teammates, the staff and the coaching staff. It was a life experience and a great football experience.”

“My two kids were born in the US, so that’s something we will always carry with us. It’s like their home, part of our lives.”



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