Alessandro Del Piero named Sydney FC captain for 2013-14

Del Piero is no stranger to being skipper, having captained Italian giants Juventus for 11 years. He has also skippered the national side.

updated: September 18, 2013 11:11 IST
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Sydney: Alessandro Del Piero was Wednesday appointed captain of Australian club Sydney FC for the upcoming season, with the Italian superstar calling it a great honour.

The former Juventus great, the biggest signing in Australia's domestic league history, has played a major role in increasing attendances, television audiences and media interest in the domestic A-League and has signed on for a second season.

As a reward, he will captain Sydney during the 2013/14 season that gets under way in October, replacing Terry McFlynn.

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