BBC Sport - World Cup 2014: Andrea Pirlo to retire from international football

Vintage Pirlo's last World Cup

We take a closer look at Andrea Pirlo and the Italy team he will leave behind after he makes his final appearances for the Azzurri at the 2014 World Cup.

The 35-year-old Juventus midfielder signed a two-year deal with the Italian champions earlier this week.

But this is to be the final international tournament for the former World Cup winner.