Sad news for the Rossoneri as Andrea Pirlo who served their club so brilliantly for ten seasons is moving on to Juventus. His Milan contract expires on June 30th and he's accepted a three year contract to play for the Bianconeri.
Pirlo was one of the catalysts of the Milan attack who could change the outcome in a stroke with a deceptively struck pile driver, wickedly curling free kick, or a perfectly timed long ball. All done with a languid nonchalance hiding one of the keenest footballing brains. Although Massimiliano Allegri was seemingly keen on retaining Pirlo after his season was lost to injuries it was evident the midfielder would have a tough time coping with the evolution of a speedier and more muscular game.
He made 284 appearances for Milan and scored some of the most spectacular goals during that time. It is hard to find a top ten list without one of his contributions. Here is one of his latest. A scorcher against Parma which still shows he has the touch that Juve hope to capitalize on.
For those who never tire of Pirlo, there is this >>