Alessandro Del Piero was inducted as the 56th Laureus Academy Member during a visit to the Tony Hawk Foundation in San Diego.
Iconic Italian superstar Alessandro Del Piero may not have been able to take Delhi Dynamos to the business end of Indian Super League. He however tells NDTV that picking a favourite between Atletico de Kolkata and Kerala Blasters in the final is extremely tough as both teams have their own strengths and weaknesses.
With one win and three draws in the Indian Super League so far, Delhi Dynamos are placed fourth in the table with six points. On the other hand, FC Goa have just one point from their four matches and are placed at the bottom of the table.
Alessandro Del Piero, who spent two seasons with Sydney FC at the end of a glittering, 19-year career with Italian giants Juventus, signed for the Delhi Dynamos for the duration of the glitzy 10-week long Indian Super League which got underway last week.
In an Indian Super League game that saw old friends Alessandro Del Piero and Marco Materazzi turn enemies, Del Piero ended up on the winning side as Delhi Dynamos crushed Chennaiyin FC 4-1. The game saw the fastest ISL goal scored so far and also one of the best solo efforts from Delhi's Santos in the dying minutes for a jaw-dropping goal. Catch al...
Delhi Dynamos played out a 1-1 draw against Atletico de Kolkata in their Indian Super League football match.
Atletico de Kolkata drew 1-1 vs Delhi Dynamos on Sunday. Catch all the highlights here.
Delhi Dynamos were held to a goal-less draw by FC Pune City in their opening Indian Super League match in New Delhi on October 14.
Delhi Dynamos' marquee player Alessandro Del Piero said he was a bit disappointed at not winning his team's first Indian Super League match against FC Pune City but at the same time was happy with a good performance by his side at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. The match finished 0-0.
While visitors FC Pune City, who had players such as David Trezeguet and Kostas Katsouranis, lacked sting and imagination, Alessandro Del Piero-inspired Delhi Dynamos were guilty of lacking finishing touches.
The Indian Super League has made a prosperous start in its first season. Former Italian World Cupper Allesandro Del Piero is the costliest player, getting almost two times the fee Mahendra Singh Dhoni commanded when Indian Premier League began in 2008!
Delhi Dynamos host FC Pune City on Tuesday in the third match of the inaugural Indian Super League.
It will be a reunion of sorts for Alessandro Del Piero and FC Pune City star David Trezeguet as the two had spent some good years in Juventus.
Del Piero, the Juventus legend and a World Cup winner with Italy, will be leading the Dynamos against a team that will be spearheaded by Frenchman Trezeguet, who had won world football's silverwire in 1998.