Alessandro Del Piero Biography
Alessandro Del Piero is an Italian footballer. He plays for Juventus and the Italian national team, and has scored over 30 goals in the Champions League.
Del Piero began his professional career in 1991 with Padova of Italian Serie B. In 1993 he went to Turin club Juventus, where he has played ever since. He has been instrumental in winning the Serie A in 1995, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2006, Champions League in 1996 and the Toyota Cup in 1996. His best season was 1997-98, when he scored 21 goals in Serie A and 10 goals in the Champions League. He is the captain of Juventus and became the Highest Scoring Juventus player, when he rounded Bonipertis 182 goals in 2005/06-sesongen. He passed 200 goals in Juve-shirt 29 0kt. 2006 in a league match against Frosinone.
In 1996 he was named Europe's best player. In 1998 and 2008 he was named the year's Italian player in Serie A.
At the end of 2004 he played 67 caps for Italy and scored 24 goals.
He usually plays as a kind of striker, and is usually somewhere between midfield and the striker (s). He is considered one of the quietest and most creative players in the world and score many goals because he keeps a cool head in situations where many other players would have been stressed.
He is known for his powerful skuddfot and has a seemingly easy way to dribble past opponents. Journalists have described him as "a player that floats in between the opponents". Free kick his top the world in which he sits with other experienced free-kick players Ronaldinho, Juninho Pernambucano, David Beckham
and Roberto Carlos. The most characteristic of his free-kick, they turned inward float he takes. 10 meters outside the 16-yard box. (Known as "La Zona Del Piero" or "Del Piero Zone".)
He usually works well with his fellow players and is known to have had many wonderful combinations with other stars like Zinedine Zidane
, Filippo Inzaghi, Gianluca Vialli, Pavel Nedved, Fabrizio Ravanelli, David Trezeguet and Mauro Camoranesi. Alessandro Del Piero
is loved by the fans and many others because of his behavior on and off the pitch. He is considered as a very nice person and has won many awards such as: "'Coppa d'Argento' Premio Speciale Gentleman" and "San Siro Gentleman Serie A TIM." He has strong ties to Juventus and Italy fans, and he is known for his sense of humor. In November 2006 he received an award for having supported and promoted the research for a cure for cancer.
When Juventus were demoted to Serie B Del Piero showed great loyalty to the club by choosing to stay and help the club returned to the top of Italian football.
January 2008 it emerged that the Los Angeles Galaxy would like the player, but considering Del Piero big club loyalty and long history of Juventus is unlikely.
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Related authors: Zinedine Zidane (Athlete), David Beckham (Athlete), Beck (Musician)
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