1. Andrea Pirlo is one of two children along with his brother Ivan.
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2. Andrea Pirlo was frequently compared to fellow former Milan and Italy playmaker Demetrio Albertini early in his Milan career, due to their similar characteristics and style of play.
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3. Andrea Pirlo has scored the highest number of free-kicks in Serie A, alongside Sinisa Mihajlovic.
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4. In total, Andrea Pirlo made 116 appearances for Italy, scoring 13 goals, making him the fifth-most capped player in his nation's history.
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9. On 5 June 2014, Andrea Pirlo was selected by Italy manager Cesare Prandelli as part of his 23-man squad for the World Cup in Brazil.
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11. Andrea Pirlo was named to the Team of the Tournament, and was nominated for the Golden Ball award, although he failed to place amongst the top three players of the tournament, as the awards went to Neymar, Iniesta, and Paulinho, respectively.
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12. Andrea Pirlo was selected for Italy's squad to play in Brazil at the 2013 Confederations Cup.
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15. Andrea Pirlo was not able to play the first two games in the 2010 World Cup for Italy due to recent injuries.
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16. Andrea Pirlo was voted the third-best player of the tournament, winning the Bronze Ball, and he finished the victorious World Cup campaign as the top assist provider along with teammate Francesco Totti, as well as Juan Roman Riquelme, Bastian Schweinsteiger, and Luis Figo.
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19. On 12 August, it was announced that Andrea Pirlo had placed seventh in the 2015 UEFA Best Player in Europe.
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20. On 6 July 2015, it was announced that Andrea Pirlo had completed a move to MLS expansion franchise New York City as their third Designated Player.
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22. On 11 June 2014, Andrea Pirlo signed a new contract keeping him at Juventus until 2016.
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23. On 12 January 2014, Andrea Pirlo signed a new contract with Juventus, which will keep him at the club until 2016.
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24. Andrea Pirlo helped to create Paul Pogba's opening goal in the twenty-third minute of play.
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25. Andrea Pirlo was elected the 2012 Serie A Footballer of the Year, as well as the best midfielder of the season, winning the 2012 Guerin d'Oro.
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27. Andrea Pirlo was born in Flero, Italy, in the province of Brescia.
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28. In 2012, Andrea Pirlo was named the eighth best footballer in the World by The Guardian.
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