What kind of football player is Alessandro Del Piero?
Alessandro Del Piero Ufficiale OMRI (Italian pronunciation: [alesˈsandro del ˈpjeːro]; born 9 November 1974) is an Italian former professional footballer who mainly played as a deep-lying forward, although he was capable of playing in several offensive positions. Since 2015, he has worked as a pundit for Sky Sport Italia.
What was Alessandro Del Piero’s squad number in 1995?
For the 1995–96 season, Del Piero was awarded Baggio’s No. 10 squad number, which had also previously belonged to Michel Platini, following his departure to A.C. Milan. Del Piero scored 6 goals and provided 10 assists in Serie A, although Juventus finished the season in second place behind Milan.
When did Alessandro Del Piero become captain of Sydney FC?
Del Piero was named Sydney’s captain for their 2013–14 season. On 11 October 2013, Del Piero scored the opening goal of the 2013–14 A-League season, the game-winner in a 2–0 victory over Newcastle Jets, also setting up Joel Chianese’s goal.
When did Alessandro Del Piero come on as a substitute?
Although he was primarily used as a substitute for either Francesco Totti or Stefano Fiore, Del Piero appeared in every match of the tournament, and he wore the number 10 shirt. On 11 June, Del Piero came on as a substitute for Fiore in the 30th minute in Italy’s opening Group B 2–1 win against Turkey, hitting the cross-bar from a free-kick.
When did Alessandro Del Piero get the number 10 shirt?
For the 1995–96 season, Del Piero was awarded Baggio’s number 10 shirt (which had also previously belonged to Michel Platini ), following his departure to A.C. Milan. Del Piero scored 6 goals and provided 10 assists in Serie A, although Juventus finished the season in second place behind Milan.
How many times has Alessandro Del Piero captained Italy?
As of 2008, Del Piero has captained Italy seven times (including during UEFA Euro 2008). He also initially regularly wore the number 10 shirt, in particular under Maldini and Zoff, but later gave it to Totti after Euro 2000, and switched to the number 7 for the 2002 World Cup, as it was the first number he wore at the start of his career.
When did Alessandro Del Piero start playing for Juventus?
After beginning his career with Italian club Padova in Serie B in 1991, he moved to Juventus in 1993, where he played for 19 seasons (11 as captain), and holds the club records for most goals (290) and appearances (705).