Andrea Pirlo left Juventus in 2015 and joined New York City. After a five-year hiatus, the Italian returns to Turin and will most likely join the coaching staff.
Pirlo ended his football career in 2017. Reportedly, he is already undergoing appropriate courses to obtain a coaching license.
According to La Stampa, talks are already underway between Pirlo and Juventus. He may be in the coaching staff of the home team. Also he may be appointed head coach of the Juventus U23 team.
Former Juventus coach Marcello Lippi once said that Pirlo would be a good coach in his time. “Andrea has been training for a long time, and he will be a great coach.”
Noteworthy that Andrea Pirlo won the 2006 World Cup with Italy.
A legend in Legends – Andrea Pirlo will be invited to the Hall of Fame
This year’s Italian Football Hall of Fame will take place on May 4. Andrea Pirlo, Zbigniew Bonek, and Romelu Lukaku will be invited to the ceremony.
According to Football Italia, the Italian Football Federation has already decided to bring Andrea Pirlo to the Italian Football Hall of Fame. Lukaku will receive the Astor Prize for Fair Play. As for Bonek: as a foreigner he has a significant contribution to Italian football.
Bonek has significantly contributed to the successes of Juventus and Rome. Although he has not spent much time in Italy (1982-1988) he became a cult figure there. In 1984, he scored two goals for Liverpool at the UEFA Super Cup. Currently, Bonek is a head coach of the Polish Football Federation.
Lukaku has spent just half season in Italy, but his involvement is already significant in Italian football, both on and off the pitch. Scoring a lot of goals for Inter, the Belgian has also become a fighter against racism in Italy.
The Hall of Fame will also include coach Carlo Mazzone and football director Antonio Percassi.