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ASIAdocument.write(“” + m[today.getMonth()+1]+ ” “+ today.getDate()+”, ” + theYear + ” “);HOMECHINAWORLDBUSINESSLIFESTYLECULTURETRAVELSPORTSOPINIONREGIONALFORUMNEWSPAPERChina Daily PDFChina Daily E-paperChina Daily Global PDFChina Daily Global E-paperSports / SoccerSoccerBasketballVolleyballTennisGolfTrack & FieldSwimmingMotorChinaStarsEditors Pick:Brazil World Cup-winning captain Carlos Alberto diesLippi to be coach of Chinas national team: reportRio 2016 Olympic GamesSilk Way RallyKobe BryantJust in:China beats Germany 7-4 in mens curling Olympic qualification10:31Gremio facing uphill battle in FIFA Club World Cup: coach10:12Spanish coach Lillo parts ways with Atletico Nacional09:59Bayern beat Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 in UEFA Champions League09:23Guoan swoops for Lucas08:41NBAs Shoemaker ending China stint08:41Russia banned from Pyeongchang Winter Olympics07:58David Shoemaker to step down after seven years as NBA China CEO14:46Former Jiangsu Suning striker Jo voted best player in Brazil10:42Paraguay part ways with coach Arce10:28new srcMarquee(“ScrollMe”,0,1,808,30,30,3000,3000,30)Italy playmaker Andrea Pirlo joins New York from Juventus(Agencies) Updated:2015-07-24 11:31Comments Print Mail Large Medium SmallItalian international Andrea Pirlo is greeted by a leaping young soccer player while visiting a soccer camp after being introduced by Major League Soccer (MLS) club New York City FC as their newest player, at an event in New York, July 23, 2015. The 36-year-old former Juventus and Milan player will join New York City FC for the rest of 2015 season as their third Designated Player.  [Photo/Agencies]NEW YORK – APStar midfielder Andrea Pirlo joined Major League Soccers New York City FC from Juventus on Monday, a little more than a month after winning a fifth consecutive Italian league title.The 36-year-old playmaker arrives as a free transfer. He is the teams third designated player, following David Villa and Frank Lampard. On July 21, Pirlo will join New York City, which is 5-8-5 and 15 points behind leader D.C. United.”I have been wanting this experience for a long time and now that the opportunity materialized I wanted to take it,” he said on the New York clubs website. “This is a club on the rise and shares my same hunger to achieve important results in the league.”Pirlo said he had “several opportunities” to play outside Italy but “never had a doubt” in selecting New York. He said he has met with coach Jason Kreis, who gave him a “fantastic impression” of the club.”He has well defined ideas in mind, and I am sure we will get on well and create a good relationship to train well and try to win together,” Pirlo said.Previous Page1 2 3 4 Next PagePrevious Page1 2 3 4 Next Page8.03KPhotoPyeongchang Winter Olympics torch relay kicks offTokyo marks 1,000 days until 2020 Olympic GamesFed Express eclipses his old foe Rafa againChinese sprinter Su Bingtian and wife hold wedding ceremony in hometownLi Na tastes local delicacy during WTA Wuhan OpenPlayer party held for 2017 WTA Wuhan OpenMost PopularWhats HotMurrays major quarterfinal streak ends with US Open loss to AndersonHighlightsWomens volleyball team receives heros welcomeNo.1 Djokovic outlasts Bautista Agut, into US Open quartersSerena Williams beats Keys to set up quarterfinal vs VenusChina Rio bound after volleyball World Cup titleSpecialIAAF World Championships Beijing 2015Beijing wins 2022 Winter Games bidLi Na retires from tennis17th Asian Games…| About China Daily | Advertise on Site | Contact Us | Job Offer | Expat Employment |Copyright 1995 -var oTime = new Date();
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