- Andrea Pirlo on Monday, November 6 announced his retirement from football
- The Italian World Cup winner last played for New York City FC in America
- He has also played for Clubs like Inter Milan, AC Milan and Juventus
Italy football legend Andrea Pirlo has officially announced his retirement from active football thanking his last club New York City FC for their support.
The 38-year-old came on as a 90th minute substitute in the MLS playoffs against Colombus Crew, but couldn't inspire his side to advance through to the Conference Finals.
Pirlo began his career at Brescia and also played for Inter, AC Milan and Juventus before joining the Major League Soccer side two years ago.
The legendary midfielder featured 401 times for Italian club AC Milan between 2001-2011 scoring 41 times.
Pirlo who was known for his superb passes in the midfield won 116 caps for Italy and helped them win the 2006 World Cup.