Alessandro Del Piero Quotes
Alessandro "Alex" Del Piero (Italian pronunciation: [ales?sandro del ?pj??ro]) Ufficiale OMRI (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. In 2015, he worked as a pundit for Sky Sport Italia
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Only two players made me cry when watching football, one was Diego Maradona and the other Ryan Giggs.
Italy have plenty of high-quality players. Newcomers need time to get adjusted to the set-up and the system of play. I'm very young, and although I think I have shown good quality in my international games, I realise that there are plenty of others competing for places.
Luckily, thanks to the way my parents taught me, I think I can handle the fame in the right manner.
I have cried twice in my life watching a football player; the first one was Maradona and the second was Ryan Giggs.
Messi on the World Cup 2014? He showed why he is the best player in the world. It was a pleasure to see him play.
As captain, I must always be an example to my team-mates. I'm calm and I don't have any problem with the coach or with the club. My only goal is to be ready whenever I have the opportunity to play.
Messi is the real deal when it comes to Number 10s. He represents a type of football that transcends borders.
“I'm the leading scorer in the cup, and that's lovely, but don't forget this is also a great moment for the whole squad, when the two things coincide you can't ask for more.”
“I don't have anything to prove. I don't think I will be judged by this game. I'm hoping the rest of the season counts more, mostly the league.”
“Even as a child I was obsessed by the prospect of playing football. Nothing else ever interested me. It was just football.”
“I think it's fair that Lippi makes his decision closer to the World Cup and not now.”