Syd FC set for big test against Padova

August 6, 2013
By Robert Forsaith
Alessandro Del Piero has returned to a hero's welcome - and a touching reunion - in Padova as Sydney FC prepare for the opening game of their six-match tour of Italy.

Del Piero held court at the pre-game media conference for the Sky Blues' clash with Padova Calcio, the club that discovered the Italian superstar.

Having trained in front of 1400 fans the day before, Del Piero proved just as classy off the field when greeted by a room full of media, celebrities, town hall staff, ...

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