An Italian football player that plays for the Italian National Team and Juventus, Andrea Pirlo is a playmaker. He may not be gifted with speed, tackling abilities, and physical strength, but he is known for his incredible skills in dribbling, wide vision, control, technique, and inventive plays. In 2000, he won the Golden Player award of the UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship. In 2004, he led the Italian National Team in the World Cup and won the bronze medal. He also led his team to secure victory in the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Pirlo has received so many awards during his professional career. In 2012, he became part of the Serie A team of the Year. He was ranked as the 5th best player in Europe in 2013 by Bloomberg. He joined Juventus in 2011 and became the team’s playmaker. Andrea Pirlo is among the top 5 European football players of this generation.