Alessandro Del Piero has been one of the greatest professional player of soccer in the history of Italian and world football. CareerIn Juventus, he played for 19 seasons (11 as captain), and holds the club records for most goals (290) and appearances (705). During his time at the club, he won six Serie A titles, one Coppa Italia, four Supercoppa Italiana titles, the UEFA Champions League, the UEFA Super Cup, the UEFA Intertoto Cup, and the Intercontinental Cup.In 2004, he was named in the FIFA 100, a list of greatest living footballers selected by Pelé. At international level, Del Piero has also represented the Italian national team at three FIFA World Cups and four UEFA European Football Championships, most notably winning the 2006 FIFA World Cup Del Piero was a free kick scoring 50 times out of 61 attempts and penalty kick (62 goals from penalties) specialist. Since 2015 Alessandro Del Piero works as pundit for Sky Sports Italy.
“He [Del Piero] is different to Zinedine Zidane. He likes to play, he feels it in his soul. Among him and the french, I choose him.”
“Alessandro Del Piero has been the best Italian player, we’re the same age and I’ve followed his whole career.”
I can only say positive things about Alessandro, he has always been my favorite player. It’s a shame we never played together.
“He has been a great player who gave everything to football, Juventus and Italy. And I think he played a very nice and clean soccer, he’s a man to admire. ”
“My idol. He Kick the free kick better than me, hitting the ball in such a strange way using strange trajectories. If I were a goalkeeper I wouldn’t know where to stand.”
“He was a great professional who gave great love to soccer, in the age of hyper-professionals. He is a true example of soccer with the soul.”