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13th May 2015

Video: Eight things you probably didn’t know about Andrea Pirlo


There are three certainties in football: You will have your heart broken, Pepe will get booked, and Andrea Pirlo will forever be the coolest man to lace his boots.

We can’t stress the latter enough on the day the bearded magician prepares to defend Juventus’ 2-1 lead over Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu.

The good folk at talkSPORT have put together an enlightening video on Pirlo that details eight facts not many people know about the midfielder.

His wine-making prowess, his comedy turns and his previously proposed move to Chelsea all feature in a clip that provides a perfect background to the man, the myth, the legend – Pirlo (whisper it for full dramatic effect).