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

Chris Wright

17th, June 2013


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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  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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