Italy great Alessandro Del Piero will line up with Australia's A-League All Stars for the first time in August against his former club Juventus.
Italian champions Juventus will travel to Australia next summer for a friendly against an A-League All-Star side.
Italy are hoping to join Brazil on five World Cup wins by triumphing in the South Americans' own backyard.
Former France international defender William Gallas has agreed a one-year deal to join Perth Glory and become the latest marquee name to move to the burgeoning
Alessandro Del Piero scored a superb goal and set up another to get Australia's A-League season off with a bang.
Still headlined by marquee names like Alessandro Del Piero, the ninth year of A-League gets underway this weekend.
Francesco Totti has now scored 300 goals in his career for Roma and Italy, 230 in Serie A thanks to his 44th brace and 63rd penalty.
Napoli's diminutive playmaker Lorenzo Insigne drew plaudits after a match-winning display against Borussia Dortmund.
Italy's smooth qualification could not loss over the patchy displays throughout the team's campaign.
Alessandro Del Piero talks coaching, memories and Italian football's racism problem in an exclusive interview.
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