Del Piero thrilled to stay with Sydney FC

February 21, 2013
Italian superstar Alessandro Del Piero says he never gave any serious thought to leaving A-League club Sydney FC.

The 38-year-old World Cup winner was on Thursday locked up for a further season, with both parties agreeing to activate the second year of his $2 million-a-season contract.

Del Piero had been in talks for months with Sydney FC and attracted interest from foreign clubs before a deal was finalised late on Wednesday.

But the former Juventus striker said staying ...

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