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Football legend Pirlo could play match for Aussie club

IANS  |  Sydney 

Star Italian could take to the field next week for a semi final match in the competition, the FFA Cup, with local side FC confirming they are in advanced talks.

The club said that they approached Pirlo to play a one-off match when they face defending champions next Wednesday, reports

Pirlo is one of the most successful players of the last decade, having won the with in 2006, as well as two titles and six crowns.

The now semi-retired Italian is famous for his ability to create plays using superior ball skills, long passes and proficiency in reading a field.

In response to the news, winger said that "it would be something very special for us."

"To be able to play with someone who has won a World Cup, played with the best players in the world -- it's something that doesn't come around often."

Kamsoba himself has been one of the stand-outs of this year's FFA cup, impressing crowds and other players alike, but the 27 year old is unsure of how he will mesh with the Italian great.

"I hope he can read my runs," Kamsoba said.

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First Published: Thu, September 13 2018. 13:54 IST
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