Confederations Cup: Andrea Pirlo Pings In Beautiful Freekick On 100th Italy Cap vs Mexico (Video)

Chris Wright

17th, June 2013

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By Chris Wright

On his 100th appearance in the Azzurri, Andrea Pirlo opened the scoring in Italy’s first game at the 2013 Confederations Cup by pinging a characteristically classy 25-yard freekick past Mexico ‘keeper Jose Corona…

Chicharito leveled from the penalty spot just eight minutes later before Mario Balotelli prodded in Italy’s winner in the 78th minute – celebrating with a power flex and picking up a yellow card for his troubles…

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3 Comments

  1. Mitchell says:

    Prandelli’s reaction said it all.

  2. Daniel Swildens says:

    Awesome goal but an awesome player. OT, but I hate how traditional outfits have all but disappeared. Why is Mexico not wearing white shorts and Italy blue ones. I guess it all started when France began wearing an all-blue kit. Hideous.

  3. krak says:

    italy’s away jersey is usually white.

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