Giorgio Chiellini Urges American Fans to Continue Watching Soccer As He Leaves The United States For Europe

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Former Italy international Giorgio Chiellini has urged American fans to continue to watch the game of soccer.

During his sports pundit analysis with Fox Sport, the former defender said, “I want to ask you something. Please continue to watch soccer every day. Please continue to play soccer. Please continue to play soccer every day. Please help us to continue making it better and better.”

Soccer will take centre stage in the United States in 2026 as the next FIFA World Cup will be partly held in the USA, coupled with the fact that the finals of the tournament will be played in New York.

Giorgio Chiellini who is now a Sports pundit is heading to Berlin to cover the final of the Euro 2024. After the final, he will be moving to Italy to enjoy his retirement from football after spending his last two years in the Major League Soccer, the elite league in America.

In reaction to the statement made by the Italy national team legend, A fan said, “Legend on two coasts, we love you, Chiellini.”

Giorgio Chiellini

Another fan said, “I was so happy I got to see him play in person for LAFC and that we all got to see him on TV this summer. Thank you, Cheillini. Safe trip to Italy.”

Chiellini had a good relationship with the American fans before he retired in December 2023. Before he left Los Angeles FC, he was an exceptional player with a goal in all competitions for the club.

Giorgio Chiellini contracts with Los Angeles FC

On July 13, 2022, the former Juventus defender joined Los Angeles for an 18-month deal. He retired on December 12, 2023.

Giorgio Chiellini

Giorgio Chiellini Stats

He made 710 appearances, scoring 44 goals and creating 29 assists in all club competitions. He received 113 yellow cards and six red cards before he retired.

Out of the 44 goals scored, 36 were for Juventus, four for AS Livorino, one for Los Angeles, and three for Fiorentina.

He made his international debut for the Italy national team on November 17, 2004. Giorgio proceeded to score eight goals in 114 appearances for the country.

Giorgio Chiellini Family

The former Juventus defender’s father’s name is Fabio Chiellini, and his mother’s name is Lucia Chiellini. Giorgio has a twin brother named Claudio Chiellini. Claudio was born on August 14, 1984, and is currently 39 years old.

He has another brother named Guilio Chiellini and a sister named Slivia Chiellini. She was born in 1997 and is currently 27 years old. 

Chiellini is currently married to Carolina Bonistalli. The couple got married on July 19, 2014. Carolina was born in 1983, and she is currently 41 years old. 

Giorgio Chiellini’s salary 

Before he retired from football, the former Italian international was earning a weekly wage of $19,231 and a yearly income of $1,000,000 as a Los Angeles player. 

Giorgio Chiellini’s net worth

The former Juventus centre-back has a net worth of $15 million. He made the majority of his wealth from football salaries and endorsement deals with brands like Zondacrypto.

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