The Great Legend of Alessandro Del Piero

Alessandro Del Piero is one of the most successful soccer player in Italy. Nineteen seasons, he played football for Juventus, the club where he has since childhood dreamed of. The white and black colors is in his heart and he will never let go. A club legend who will never lose his love for the club.


  • Namn: Alessandro Del Piero
  • Birthdate: November 9, 1974
  • Place of birth: Conegliano, Italy
  • Occupation: Footballer

Early Years

Del Piero grew up in San Vendemiano in the presence of his parents and brother and not unimportant: the ball. At a young age hallway Italian already has a love for the ball and he played football until he was dragged to bed. His brother was older and played soccer in the senior squad. This little Alessandro often went to watch and he learned a lot.
His mother would have preferred to Del Piero goalie had become. In the end, you do not sweat, you do not run and you were not injured. Fortunately for Del Piero listened to his coach is not his mother and he was just being in the area. AC San Vendemiano was the club where he first went to football. On November 10, 1987 career of a footballer really began. By coincidence Del Piero was discovered by a scout from Padova, a professional club playing in Serie B. scout rode in his car on the lookout for new talent and Alessandro spotted there. On August 18, 1988 young man was making his debut in the club.


In Padova began career Del Piero. In the youth teams he proved to have a lot of talent and he climbed a team further. He received invitations to various Italian youth team and came closer to the level of the first team. On May 15, 1992 he made his debut for Padova in Serie B Messina. In fourteen matches he just came to scoring, but enough to arouse interest in other clubs.


Thank you Giampiero Boniperti, a Juventus icon Del Piero ended on ?? The Old Lady ??. He acted quickly, because Fiorentina and AC Milan chasing their talents. Juventus was from an early age already in his heart, and therefore he was proud that he could play for the club. 28 June 1993 he signed a contract at the club where he would eventually come nineteen seasons.
In September 1993 he made ​​his Serie A debut against Foggia. A week later, he scored his first goal in his first full game for the club, he scored a hat-trick against Parma. Juventus fans knew they had a growth in housing. A year later, Del Piero was the first champion of Italy with the club. It was proposed in the early years for a place with competition from Roberto Baggio, Gianluca Vialli and Fabrizio Ravanelli. Despite the competition, he came to play a lot, and he could develop himself.
uventus was late?? 90 the best team in Italy and perhaps in the world. Along with Ajax, dominated the football.During the 1995/1996 season, Juventus won the Champions League in a direct duel with Ajax. Later, the stories around that Juventus had used doping, but it was never proven. In 1996 they also won the World Cup that made ​​them the best team in the world. Juventus led by Marcello Lippi and players like Didier Deschamps, Zinedine Zidane, Pavel Nedved and Edgar Davids showed the club having many qualities. Also won in the following years many awards Juventus and Del Piero can add a lot of trophies in his trophy cabinet.
Corruption scandal
in 2005, Juventus were found guilty of bribing players and referees, and they were back to Serie B. Many great players like Lilian Thuram, Fabio Cannavaro, Ibrahimovic and Gianluca Zambrotta have left for other clubs, but Del Piero kept his beloved faithful. Along with Gianluigi Buffon, Trezeguet, Pavel Nedved and Mauro Camoranesi, he wanted to help return the club back to Serie A. A year later, she returned again on the highest podium. The resignation came only in 2012 when the Italian had turned 38, he moved to Australia to finish his career with Sydney FC.

Closing Career

Sydney FC will likely be his last club that Del Piero will play football. During the past two seasons, he came to the club to 34 matches and nineteen goals. Del Piero will remain best known for his impressive career at Juventus. He played the most matches, more than six hundred, for this club and is the record holder. He made more than 250 goals and is top scorer of all time with Juventus. Figures showing good qualities and love for the club from Del Piero. The man with a phenomenal shot and sense of precision can look back on an extraordinary career. After his football career, the Italian will undoubtedly remain active in football. Along with Pavel Nedved because he got offered a contract for life at the club. This enables him to always return to Juventus in any role.