A book review on Andrea Pirlo’s biography,’I think therefore I play’, with Alessandro Alssiato. Book review by Anushree Nande for Football. The best picks from Pirlo’s exemplary autobiography. One of the most iconic footballers of the modern era, Juventus’ Andrea Pirlo has made numerous revelations from his illustrious career in his rele.

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Archived from the original on 28 May A Rolex with Swatch batteries. Insurmountable, as it transpired. Spagna campione d’Europa” [Italy collapses in the final. Pirlo did not play in the third group stage match against hosts Brazilas he autobiogeaphy come down with a minor injury at the end of the second match, although he would be available to play for the semi-finals.

The New York Times. Alessandro Alciato is also the coauthor of Carlo Ancelotti: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

10 best excerpts from Andrea Pirlo’s ‘I Think, Therefore I Play’

He was named Man of the Match in Italy’s second group match, a 1—1 draw against Romaniaon 13 June. Views Read Edit View history. I went to bed with Dudek and all his Liverpool team-mates. Wikimedia Autobiogaphy has media related to Andrea Pirlo.

I no longer felt like a player, and that was devastating enough. Although not gifted with pace, stamina, physicality or notable defensive skills, work-rate, or tackling abilities, [nb 1] Pirlo was known for his composure in possession, and drew praise for his touch, technique, balance, close control, and dribbling ability, as well as his flair and creativity in beating autobiograpyh with feints during one-on-one situations, in order to retain the ball and create space.

There was no showboating involved, no misplaced idea of revenge. Take it as read,”Berlusconi replied. Retrieved 21 January Retrieved 13 September Football v Sex Being part of a team that belongs to everyone makes me feel good.

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He didn’t marry a pop “superstar”, play for a team or country that overhyped him, have others carry him to great results, release his own cologne, pretend he had the biggest contract in soccer or pretend he was going to buy an MLS team like some other midfielders that can’t carry his jock. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Pirlo’s appearance against Uruguay was his th cap for Italy, which allowed him to equal Dino Zoff’s number of appearances for the Italian National qutobiography, and made him the fourth most capped player for the Italian national team.

We can’t have everyone leaving.

I Think Therefore I Play – Andrea Pirlo: A Book Review

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Because of this, he was later moved to a deep-lying playmaker role by his coaches MazzoneFatih Terimand Ancelottiwhere he was able to excel due to his unique capabilities.

On November 6, Andrea Pirlo, a player who possessed the same aesthetic qualities, announced his retirement. It was at Milan, in particular under manager Carlo Ancelottiwhere Pirlo made big strides in developing aytobiography a world class player, and one of the best deep-lying playmakers and set-piece specialists in the world, as he went on to achieve notable domestic and international success during his time with the club.

I Think Therefore I Play – The autobiography of Andrea Pirlo that defines him the best

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. It takes you to a higher level. I think Charlie Stilitano was cohosting that day and said Pirlo has a great sense of humor much to my surprise. It does saturate after a while, but with content as absorbing as this, I could ignore it.


Andrea has demonstrated all his great talent and worth. It’d be a terrible blow, to our image as much as anything.

Italy men’s football squad — Summer Olympics — Bronze medal. Archived from the original on 22 March Milan finished as runners up in Serie A to Juventus in the —05 season.

Pirlo al Brescia, magie in coppia con Baggio” in Italian. He takes us back to Italia 90 where, as a young boy, he first felt the stirrings of that passion.

10 best excerpts from Andrea Pirlo’s ‘I Think, Therefore I Play’

Showing of reviews. Pirlo was unable to break into the first squad permanently, however, and Inter finished eighth in the —99 Serie A campaign. Retrieved 4 October Autobiogeaphy with his book as we’ll, one is unable to see the direction of the narrative, but can enjoy the ride nevertheless. Milan overcome sombre Sevilla”. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Regarding their omission, Conte commented in a press conference: So it’s no surprise that his autobiography reaffirms the belief that he’s cool as fuck.

Pirlo is world’s best free-kick taker”. Hrazdan StadiumYerevanArmenia. Pirlo was selected for Italy’s squad to play in Brazil at the Confederations Cup. Retrieved 25 July His vision, what he can do autobiograhy the ball, and what he’s able to create, make him a true superstar.

Retrieved 15 December For anyone who loves football Italian style this book will be a joy. Retrieved 31 December