Alessandro Del Piero Arrives in India, Says Ready for ISL

Alessandro Del Piero is considered one of the stars in Italian football and has 91 caps with the Azzuris. He will play for Delhi Dynamos in the ISL.

updated: September 18, 2014 21:47 IST
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File photo: Del Piero (R) reached Delhi amid much fanfare.

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New Delhi: Former Italian international and World Cup winner Alessandro del Piero arrived here Thursday to be part of the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) where he would turn out for Delhi Dynamos in the eight-city football league slated for October 12 to December 20.

"I am looking forward to train with the players and the coaching staff. It will be a great experience. I am looking forward to train with the young players and help them out," said Del Piero.

Dressed in a grey suit, the Italian was mobbed by fans and media as he landed at the international airport in Delhi.

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