"Italian football is not sick", the 38-year-old told Gazzetta dello Sport. Every day you have problems with your physical condition. So, at my age like this, a good thing to say enough is enough. You don't have to carry on until you are 50. I'll do something else.
The 2006 World Cup victor, 38, has spent the last three years with City but has featured in just 15 of the club's 32 games this season. Give a hand to teammates and to the coach.
The New York FC star was also asked his thoughts on the situation of AC Milan and Vincenzo Montella and Pirlo backed the Italian to remain in charge of the Serie A giants.
He left Italy to join NY in 2015, but has made just 15 MLS appearances for the American side in an injury-hit season.
There have been suggestions Pirlo could reunite with former coach Antonio Conte at Chelsea to work as his assistant, but he insists he has not made a decision on what his future hold.
Pirlo played under the likes of Giovanni Trapattoni, Marcello Lippi and Cesare Prandelli during his stellar global career, but the man with 116 caps to his name picked out one former boss for special praise: Antonio Conte. If they call you immediately to [coach] a first team, it's hard to refuse.
He joined Juve in 2011 and won a further four league titles, as well as the Coppa Italia and two Supercoppa Italiana medals, and reached another Champions League final in 2015. I repeat: for now, I don't have that intention.
In Europe, Cristiano Ronaldo scored and helped Portugal win an eighth straight game - althought it still could fail to qualify. One of those three teams will face either Syria or Australia for a place in the World Cup.
Donnie Ernsberger scores OT TD, and his sister (so says her jersey) runs on the field before the game is over. WMU tight end Donnie Ernsberger (Battle Creek Lakeview) caught a 14-yard touchdown pass in the first overtime.
In Cairo, an army helicopter dropped hundreds of Egyptian flags on thousands of fans gathered at the city's iconic Tahrir square. Fans honking vehicle horns and waving Egypt's red, white and black flags took the streets across the country.
Every attack by the Indian players went in vain as they were not able to find their players to complete the attacking passes. The overall strategy that saw the side pack the defense in their own half for much of the contest was a sound one.
A tweet showing pictures of the jug and a customized carrying case garnered more than 342,000 likes and 142,000 re-tweets. Customers can't go through the drive-thru for the beloved sauce - they have to dine in.
Although he was cleared to bowl on Saturday, Amir could manage to bowl only three overs before hobbling off again. Chandimal knocked six boundaries in another enterprising knock which followed his unbeaten 155 in the first Test.
Nevertheless, the Wolverines had a shot to win in the final minutes after forcing the Spartans to punt for the 11 time . This time , the Spartans relied on their opportunistic defense, including two interceptions by safety David Dowell.
In a statement police said a number of pedestrians were believed to have been injured in the incident on Exhibition Road . Britain is on its second highest security alert level, meaning an attack by militants is considered highly likely.
Pulisic fed an open Altidore for a good opportunity in the third minute, Arriola shot wide in the fourth and Wood in the fifth. However, a win by Panama and a Honduras loss to Costa Rica would ensure a place for Los Canaleros in Russian Federation .
Understand, the Justice Department under Sessions is already reversing numerous positions it held under President Barack Obama. However, portions of the memo seem to set things up for people to use religious freedom as a basis for LGBTI discrimination.
Female Rebel BBL starts their season from the 9th f December, which is 10 days earlier from the male season of KFC BBL games. Fans of cricket across the world can see the online stream at the official Australian cricket website, and throw its app.
At Least 6 Dead From Gas Station Explosions in Ghana
A petition was created addressed to Akufo-Addo, demanding better regulation and inspection of existing and proposed facilities. A witness said the fire began at a station that sells liquefied natural gas and spread to a petrol station across the street.
Kim Wall's head and legs found in Copenhagen sea
The findings were made about a kilometer from where her torso was found on August 21 after it washed ashore in Copenhagen . Madsen has been charged with manslaughter, which in Danish law implies murder, and he is now in pre-trial detention.