Money is not everything. My ambition was football itself, not the money I’d make from it. If that brings me and my family a more comfortable lifestyle, then that’s fine. But I don’t spend my time between games and training sessions thinking about figures.
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|Birth:||9th November, 1974|
Alessandro Del Piero is an Italian World Cup-winning footballer who plays for Sydney FC in the A-League. He is third in the ranking of Italian all-time top scorers. He played in Juventus F.C. for 19 years and holds the club records for goals 290 and appearances 705. Del Piero scored in all competitions in which he participated. He was named in the FIFA 100, a list of the 125 greatest living footballers selected by Pelé as a part of FIFA's centenary celebrations. He was also voted in the list of best European players for the past 50 years in the UEFA Golden Jubilee Poll. In 2000, Del Piero was the world's best-paid football player from salary, bonuses, and advertising revenue. As of May 2012, he is in ninth place among the UEFA Champions League all-time goalscorers. In 2011, he has participated in a golf tournament, Fondazione Sant'Anna Cup - Crescere insieme, for the neonatal intensive care unit of the hospital Sant'Anna. On 21 July 2012, he played a friendly match at Kashima Stadium organized by J. League the collection was donated to the Japanese earthquake victims of 2011.
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