Bye Bye legend: Andrea Pirlo announced that he will soon retire

Italian Legend Andrea Pirlo To Retire At The End Of The Year

Andrea Pirlo has confirmed he will hang up his boots at the end of the MLS season.

"Every day you have physical problems". The 38-year-old's contract comes to an end at the end of the year in December. So, at my age like this, a good thing to say enough is enough.

"It's just right to give young players room". You do not have to continue like this until you are 50 years old, no.

For some players, a long run-up is required to find the ultimate "sweet spot", but former AC Milan, and Juventus midfielder Pirlo only needed a few steps and the goal quivered in fear. I'm going to do something else at 38.

A victor of the 2006 World Cup with Italy, Pirlo will go down as one of the greatest midfielders in history.

Incidentally, rumors are circulating that Pirlo will become assistant head coach to Chelsea's Antonio Conte. To be sure, I returned to Italy in December.

"I'm not angry. Instead, I'll give a hand to the Coach and the others".

"I have some ideas, but I will give myself some time in order to decide".

The 2006 World Cup victor with Italy started 32 games for NYCFC in 2016, logging one goal and 10 assists before he ultimately fell out of favor with head coach Patrick Vieira this season, effectively losing his starting midfield role to 19-year-old Yangel Herrera.

Pirlo will be hopeful of finishing his career on a high with NYCFC, who are well on course to secure a playoff place in the Eastern Conference of MLS. Milan won the league after he joined but Dalla Bona struggled to break into a team that included the likes of Pirlo, Clarence Seedorf, Rui Costa, Alberto Ambrosini and Gennaro Gattuso.

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