Pirlo and Bonucci try out for Stanford's football team
[VIDEO PICK: Magic Feet] Andrea Pirlo and Leonardo Bonucci showed off their American football skills with Rose Bowl champion
Stanford Cardinal prior to Juventus' game against Everton on Wednesday night.
Juve has brought its full complement of stars to the United States for the Guinness International Champions
Cup, none bigger than Pirlo, the man with one of soccer’s greatest right feet, and its most envied beard.
With Juve training in Palo Alto for Wednesday’s game in San
Francisco, Pirlo and Bonucci decided to try their hand at this quaint football game of ours that requires headgear. The 6-foot-4 central defender looks like a prototype quarterback, until he throws
the football, while Pirlo “runs” routes as a receiver.
Stanford’s coaches eventually realize there might be one position these guys were born to play. If your local NFL
team needs a kicker on short notice, it could do a lot worse than Andrea Pirlo -- and his legendary beard ...
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