Alessandro Del Piero will make his final appearance on Australian soil in the Foxstel A-League All-Stars match in August.
The Juventus and Italy great has concluded his playing role with A-League club Sydney FC, which was officially announced on Monday, but will play for one last time on Aussie ground when he captains the All-Stars at the ANZ Stadium on Sunday, August 10.
The 39-year old attacker made 48 A-League appearances for the Sky Blues, scoring 24 goals, but had a much bigger influence on the game down under than his playing exploits displayed.
"At the time, if you had said Del Piero would be playing in Australia, few people would have believed it possible.
“Together we have achieved a lot and Sydney FC has grown in every way, with record crowds and memberships and huge interest in our club both domestically and internationally.
"There is no doubt that Alessandro’s contribution has laid the foundations for a lasting legacy and he has inspired a whole new generation of Sydney FC football fans and future players.
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