Soccer-Majestic Pirlo impresses Maracana in Italy win (Reuters)

* Italy beat Mexico 2-1 * Pirlo marks 100th cap with goal * Police fire tear gas at protesters outside stadium (Writes through, adds details, quotes) By Pedro Fonseca RIO DE JANEIRO, June 16 (Reuters) – Mario Balotelli scored the winner and Andrea Pirlo, capping a majestic 100th international appearance by scoring with a 30-metre free kick, provided the inspiration as Italy beat Mexico 2-1 in their opening Confederations Cup match on Sunday. …

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