Italian Legend Pirlo Officially Retires From Professional SoccerHe is one of the greatest players to ever put on cleats.
Crooks: Rejuvenated Pirlo Ready For NYCFC's Tilt With Orlando CityIt was a searing Sunday afternoon in July and I was absorbing a poignant moment in my brief history of broadcasting matches for the New York City FC.
Crooks: Vieira Has NYCFC All About Togetherness, Being A Team Of 1During a January interview for this column, Patrick Vieira specified the influences of Fabio Capello, his manager at Juventus, which are apparent in his first preseason with NYCFC.
Crooks: Will We See Andrea Pirlo This Weekend? Stay TunedAfter a crisp training session at SUNY Purchase, just his second since arriving from Turin late Tuesday, Pirlo offered a hopeful hint regarding his potential debut at Yankee Stadium this weekend.
Crooks: U.S. Women's World Cup Victory Transcends The Sport -- And The SexesThe legacy of the ‘15ers may be the inspiration they have provided to both the young women AND men who play the game in our country.
Capellini: With The Pirlo Party Set To Begin, NYCFC Fans Are In For Quite A RideSome may say Andrea Pirlo's time with New York City FC will be nothing more than a glorified farewell tour, but the truth is he still has the chops to be a headliner, at least for the time being.
Italian Playmaker Andrea Pirlo Joins New York City FCItaly playmaker Andrea Pirlo has joined Major League Soccer club New York City FC from Juventus.
Report: New York City FC, Italian Star Andrea Pirlo Agree To DealPirlo is under contract at Juventus through 2016, though the New York Post reports that he could join NYCFC in the next couple of weeks.
Crooks: Crazy Week In Soccer Is About To Get Even More Wild With Women's World CupAdmittedly, I am finding it difficult to focus on one particular soccer topic for this column. It has been an eventful week on multiple levels.
Report: Italian Star Andrea Pirlo Accepts Offer To Join New York City FCIf it happens, New York City FC stands to have not just the top midfield unit in Major League Soccer, but perhaps one of the better ones in the world.
Report: Chelsea Legend Didier Drogba Seeks Deal With NYCFCMight two more international soccer stars be coming to MLS?
Massive Statement By CONCACAF: Costa Rica Stuns Perennial Power ItalyCosta Rica followed up its surprise win over Uruguay with another World Cup stunner on Friday, beating four-time champion Italy 1-0 to secure a spot in the next round and eliminate England in the process.
Welcome To The Jungle: Italy, England Set To Play In Brutal Amazon ConditionsThe heat and humidity will be a factor, and so will the poor playing surface, when the Amazonian jungle city of Manaus hosts England and Italy in its first World Cup match on Saturday.