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Juventus appoints Andrea Pirlo as coach of their under-23 team .


New Delhi, July 31 (HS) : Juventus have appointed their former World Cup winning midfielder Andrea Pirlo as coach of the under-23 team. Widely regarded as the greatest midfielder of his generation, Pirlo spent a decade with AC Milan before playing for Juventus. 

For Juventus he won four league titles and one Italian Cup in four years. He left Juventus in 2015 and ended his playing career with Major League Soccer Club New York City.Juventus said in a statement, "Today begins a new adventure for Andrea Pirlo and Juventus. He is coming back to work together after five years. Andrea is the new coach of the Under-23 team."

They said, "Now a new challenge awaits, for a comeback that may please Juventus fans. Welcome Back, Coach Pirlo!"Pirlo has played 116 international matches for Italy during his career. He also played a key role in making Italy the world champion in 2006. 

Hindusthan Samachar