Chiellini Reveals Pirlo and Nesta MLS Advice

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Chiellini has revealed the advice he received from football legends – Andrea Pirlo and Alessandro Nesta about the MLS.

The Italian veteran followed in the footsteps of the great veterans when he penned a deal with Major League Soccer outfit Los Angeles Football Club.

The defender has expressed his excitement at finalizing the deal and reiterated his commitment to doing his best for the Club.

When speaking about his move to journalists after officials of the Club unveiled him, Chiellini said he has no doubts about joining the Club. He also said he was fully convinced that the Club was the perfect place for him.

Giorgio Chiellini will be looking at changing the fortunes of the Los Angeles club, which has not lifted a trophy since their Supporters’ Shield trophy in 2019. They are yet to ever win the MLS Cup since their promotion to the Major League Soccer division in 2018.

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Chiellini Reveals Pirlo and Nesta MLS Advice
Giorgio Chiellini in action

Los Angeles Football Club has strengthened its ambition to list the MLS Cup within the next two years by beefing up its squad with experienced players.

During the transfer window, they have also announced the signing of Real Madrid star Gareth Bale. They also activated an extension clause to keep Carlos Vela at the Club until 2023.

Chiellini has revealed that he asked for advice from football legends and MLS veterans Andrea Pirlo and Alessandro Nesta before making the move.

“I have spoken to Andrea and Alessandro Nesta and they always speak very highly of this league,” Chiellini revealed.

“For sure there are some differences. It’s a different soccer than the Italian [league], but each team has its own style.

“This team is perfect for me because it is full of young players and they can also help me. It’s impossible for me to have the same physical characteristics I had 10 years ago, but I can bring something to them.

“We have to create a good mix of experience and enthusiasm to become a winning group.”

Interestingly, Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) is currently leading the log in the MLS with 36 points from 17 matches. Football pundits all over the world are of the opinion that a combination of Giorgio Chiellini, Gareth Bale, and Carlos Vela will secure the title for LAFC.

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Chiellini Reveals Pirlo and Nesta MLS Advice
Giorgio Chiellini

Biography of Giorgio Chiellini

Born on 14 August 1984, Giorgio Chiellini is an Italian professional football player who is currently signed for Los Angeles Football Club after a successful career with Juventus FC.

The 37-year-old plays as a center-back and is regarded as one of the best defenders in the world. He is a graduate of the University of Turin and received a Master’s Degree from the University.

He was a major feature in the movie – Azzurri: Road to Wembley.

Giorgio Chiellini Achievements and Statistics

Chiellini won a record-nine consecutive Seria A titles with Juventus FC between 2021 and 2022. He also has 5 Coppa Italia titles and 5 Super Coppa Italiana titles. He also featured in 2 UEFA Champions League finals during his time with the Club.

The former Italian international recorded 117 caps for the national side and scored 8 goals. He was named the Best Defender at the EURO 2020, and won the European Championship with Italy in 2021.

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Giorgio Chiellini

According to Forbes, the net worth of Giorgio Chiellini is currently estimated at $15 million.

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