FIGC chief Demetrio Albertini says Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo deserves to win the Ballon d'Or.
Pirlo is among the nominees for the gong.
âAndrea is an extraordinary talent of Italian football. I have seen him grow up since the start of his career,â continued the former Milan man.
âHe knows of the affection that I hold for him â one I had even before he became an established player.â
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