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Italy legend Andrea Pirlo gets his own day in New York City

Italy legend Andrea Pirlo gets his own day in New York City
From ESPN - December 7, 2017

Every legend has his day, they say (we think). And Dec. 6, 2017 will be forever known as Andrea Pirlo's in New York City.

Yes, friends, New York mayorBill de Blasio dedicated 24 hours to our favourite midfield maestro/king of cool/whatever-the-heck-he-wants-to-be, who, playing for MLS' New York City FC, called quits on his glittering and indelible playing career last month.

Of the honour, "L'Architetto" -- classy as always -- expressed his deepest gratitude via social media, saying: "I could not be more grateful and glad to be part of this celebration day..

By proclamation of the @NYCMayorsOffice - Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 in the City of New York is now known as "Andrea Pirlo Day"(cc: @Pirlo_official) #GrazieMaestro pic.twitter.com/zmuexgmNyF

New York City FC (@NYCFC) December 7, 2017

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