Andrea Pirlo was born on May 19, 1979, in Flero, Italy. Pirlo was born to Luigi Pirlo and Livia Gatta. He has two brothers named Ivan and Silvia.
Pirlo was born to a wealthy family. It could even be said if he did not undergo the profession as a professional footballer, then he would still be able to live a luxurious life by continuing his family’s business. As it is known, his father is a reliable businessman. His father founded a metal company called Elg Steel in Brescia in 1982. Pirlo himself reportedly took part in the business.
But because of his love for football, Pirlo did not want to leave the sport he enjoyed.
Little Pirlo started his soccer game with Ivan, his brother. They often play on the coast where their families often go on vacation. In addition to the beach, Pirlo also often plays football in several places in Brescia. Those places are where his football talent developed.
After joining Brescia Voluntas, Pirlo immediately attracted the attention of several parties with his abilities. Pirlo, who was only 13 years old, joined the Dana Cup tournament in 1992. In the tournament, his team was able to reach the semi-finals before finally being eliminated.
After officially signing a contract with Brescia, Pirlo made his Serie A debut against Reggina in May 1995. At that time, he was only 16 years old. After impressing Brescia, Pirlo attracted the interest of Italian giants, Inter Milan. Even so, his performance with Inter wasn’t too good. Thus, he was then loaned to the Reggina club, before finally returning to Brescia who was also on loan.
When returning to Brescia, Pirlo played with his childhood idol, Roberto Baggio. Together with Baggio and colleagues, Pirlo successfully led Brescia to the 7th position in Serie A. After returning to find his performance, Pirlo was recruited by Inter’s rival, AC Milan, in 2001.
Playing at AC Milan, Pirlo’s ability continued to grow under the direction of Carlo Ancelotti coach. This Italian man showed his best ability to become a world class midfielder. Pirlo made his debut with the Rossoneri in the match against Bate Borisov in September 2001, in which Milan won 2-0.
After setting feet in Milan, Pirlo really transformed into one of the classy players. Moreover, due to his greatness, he was dubbed as the “maestro”. Being calm when carrying the ball and able to send accurate passes to become Andrea Pirlo’s prominent talent.
At that time, Pirlo officially took a permanent position in Milan’s main squad. He also presented several prestigious titles for the team based at the San Siro. Among them are the Italian Serie A, Coppa Italia, European Champions League, until the Club World Cup. Together with Milan, Pirlo was undoubtedly able to win everything.
Besides in Milan, his ability was also tested when he was competing at the international level. Pirlo, who was able to join the World Cup squad, was able to present the trophy for Gli Azzurri at the four-year tournament.
Pirlo took an important role in the Italian national team’s success at the World Cup grand tournament.
After officially leaving Milan in 2011, Pirlo joined Juventus. Together with the Old Lady, his abilities are still very sharp. She even contributed four Serie A trophies in a row for the Bianconeri. After playing 164 matches and scoring 19 goals, Pirlo officially left Juventus and moved to Uncle Sam’s country by joining New York City.
In his personal life, Pirlo has a girlfriend named Deborah Roversi. Both were married in 2001 and were blessed with two children named Nicolo and Angela. Because Pirlo was found to have a relationship with another woman, Pirlo and Deborah later divorced after undergoing a household ark for approximately 13 years.
After the divorce, Pirlo had a relationship with Valentina Baldini, the woman he met on the golf team. Several years of knitting love, Pirlo and Valentina were blessed with two twins named Leonardo and Tommaso. The two little angels were born on July 10, 2017.
After officially retiring and leaving the world of football, Pirlo was busy with the wine business he did. Within a year, his business could produce around 20 thousand bottles of wine. He was also often seen drinking wine on his own plantation.