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Pirlo kicks the sun

The Toe Poke
 By Jason Davis

Wayne Rooney an MLS legend like Henry or abject disaster like Gerrard?

Former MLS coach Steve Nicol lends his advice to Wayne Rooney, highlighting the mentality he needs to bring to be successful at D.C. United.
David Beckham lauds Wayne Rooney's move to Major League Soccer and how much of an impact he'll have on and off the pitch for D.C. United.

Wayne Rooney's move to D.C. United follows a long line of European superstars who made the jump to Major League Soccer, not always with success. Here's a look at 11 players who came before him and against whom Rooney will be measured.

David Beckham

Patient Zero for the Designated Player era didn't exactly burn up the league in the early years of his LA Galaxy stint beyond the occasional stylish photo shoot. The slow start did eventually give way when Beckham fully committed himself after two...

Goal in 100th game: Sunil Chhetri joins Rooney, Klose and others


Sunil Chhetri joined a special group of footballers to score in their 100th international game when India beat Kenya 3-0 in the Intercontinental Cup in Mumbai on Monday. Here are seven other footballers who have achieved this feat: 


 By Ben Gladwell

Former Italy great Andrea Pirlo considering career in coaching

Craig Burley responds to the reaction out of Italy following Roma's Champions League exit, saying people in Italian football need to wake up.

Andrea Pirlo says he may pursue a career in coaching after discussing the role with Carlo Ancelotti and playing for Antonio Conte.

The former Italy midfielder says he will soon study for his coaching badge and he could envisage working with his former coach at AC Milan, saying that seeing many of his former teammates move into coaching could spur him into a new career.

"I've spoken about [coaching] with Carlo. I saw him recently and we're always in contact, and we even spoke about the possibility...

 By Ben Gladwell

Andrea Pirlo rejected swap deal with Barca's Zlatan Ibrahimovic at AC Milan

Andrea Pirlo won the World Cup, Champions League and Serie A during his playing career.

Andrea Pirlo has revealed how he turned down the chance to join Barcelona in 2010 because he was enjoying himself too much at AC Milan.

Pirlo, who recently announced his retirement from professional football after two years with New York City FC in Major League Soccer, joined Juventus in 2011 and won three Serie A titles with the Bianconeri, to add to the two he won at Milan.

However, he missed out on winning a third Champions League title because he did not end up being a makeweight in the move...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Italy legend Andrea Pirlo gets his own day in New York City

Every legend has his day, they say (we think). And Dec. 6, 2017 will be forever known as Andrea Pirlo's in New York City.

Yes, friends, New York mayor Bill de Blasio dedicated 24 hours to our favourite midfield maestro/king of cool/whatever-the-heck-he-wants-to-be, who, playing for MLS' New York City FC, called quits on his glittering and indelible playing career last month.

Of the honour, "L'Architetto" -- classy as always -- expressed his deepest gratitude via social media, saying: "I couldn't...

MLS tenures of Kaka, Pirlo reveal risk in leaning on legends made elsewhere

Revisit the best moments of Andrea Pirlo's time with New York City FC after the Italian maestro's retirement.
Relive the career highlights of Kaka since his move to Orlando City as he's set to leave the club at season's end.

A few minutes before the end of New York City FC's Eastern Conference semifinal second leg against Columbus Crew SC, with the team needing a goal to complete an unprecedented comeback, coach Patrick Vieira subbed on Andrea Pirlo.

Time was, a tiring team like Columbus might have reacted with panic at that development; a close-fought series was coming down to the wire and now its opponent was sending in a World Cup winner with a sublime touch on the ball, to probably tilt the game decisively.