Irish fans ask Andrea Pirlo to join their six-a-side team
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Irish fans ask Andrea Pirlo to join their six-a-side team

TWO Irish soccer fans thought they'd struck gold when they bumped into Italian legend Andrea Pirlo.

Struggling to make up the numbers for their evening six-a-side game, they decided to ask the New York City star whether he’d consider joining them in this humorous encounter.

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It’s not clear whether Pirlo accepted the offer, but we suspect he politely declined.