A book review on Andrea Pirlo’s biography,’I think therefore I play’, with Alessandro Alssiato. Book review by Anushree Nande for Football. The best picks from Pirlo’s exemplary autobiography. One of the most iconic footballers of the modern era, Juventus’ Andrea Pirlo has made numerous revelations from his illustrious career in his rele.

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He joined the Auobiography senior side in September and captained the Olympic team to a bronze medal in the Olympics. Retrieved 4 August Though as he points out, he successfully hides all the mirth and mischief befitting his surname both pirlo and pirla mean a rather rude thing in Italian behind a serious exterior.

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He’s just been that good for a long time. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The Beautiful Games of an Ordinary Genius. The narrative is at times humorous, at times heart-wrenching, but at all times gripping and engaging. I immediately thought of Sandro — he’d die of jealousy when I told him. Milan Hall of Fame: In I Think Therefore I Play, his superb autobiography, he addressed andre meltdown with remarkable clarity.


I Think Therefore I Play – The autobiography of Andrea Pirlo that defines him the best

Although Pirlo was able to set up some goal scoring opportunities and did test the opposition goalkeepers with some dangerous free kicks in the final two group games, his performances were stifled by the defensive pressure of the opposition, and he was much less dominant than he had been in the opening match against England.

Seven years earlier, he had missed a penalty as Milan collapsed against Liverpool in the most dramatic of Champions League finals.

Eloquent, Decisive, and Devastating”. Retrieved 22 July He wanted to bring me to London at all costs and cost was indeed the last hurdle still to be overcome. Anecdotes about so many of the Italian greats abound and while this is a quick read it is full of a love for the beautiful game and a reverence for the Azzurri that one would expect from a legend who plays the game so well while appearing to make it effortless.

Archived from the original on 30 March Retrieved 3 February Retrieved 6 June Retrieved 1 October Retrieved 18 May This book serves as an inspiration to anyone wanting to have a real insider’s perspective into the world of football.


This is his story, in his words.

Winning Hearts, Minds and Matches. For the Italian alcoholic beverage, see Pirlo aperitivo.

Spain champions of Europe]. Retrieved 12 June Retrieved 5 June Pirlo also managed to hit the crossbar from a swerving free kick in injury time. The football genius who defied the number crunchers”. Retrieved 4 February Alessandro Alciato is also the coauthor of Carlo Ancelotti: Pirlo’s appearance against Uruguay was his th cap for Italy, which allowed him to equal Dino Zoff’s number of appearances for the Italian National side, and made atobiography the fourth most capped player for the Italian national team.

andrrea Retrieved 18 July Thankfully the most envied coach in the word didn’t hear me. Retrieved 26 June Even though he was a famous player, he consented to being used as a guard dog. Italian midfield maestro’s skills do talking for him”. Retrieved 23 September One person found this helpful.