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Another delicious assist from everybody's favourite bearded gent, Andrea Pirlo
Juve beat Sassuolo last night to move one step closer to their third straight Serie A title.

THIS IS THE general gist of a conversation in offices not so long ago:

“Stick on the Juventus match there.”



(This was followed by a lengthy discussion of his beard which quickly spread beyond the sports desk to other sections of the office.)

We’re not trying to upset you on a Tuesday morning but Pirlo is 34. He’s not going to be around forever.

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Last night the Italian maestro showed again why football fans should savour every chance they get to see him, playing this deft chip to set up Claudio Marchisio in Juve’s 3-1 win against Sassuolo.

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