Soccer-Pirlo picks perfect moment for 100th Italy cap (Reuters)

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 15 (Reuters) – Italy playmaker Andrea Pirlo could not have picked a more perfect scenario for his 100th cap, against Mexico at the Maracana Stadium on Sunday. Pirlo, a man of few words, said he always wanted to play at the arena regarded as the spiritual home of Brazilian football. “I hope to celebrate well, the Maracana is the dream of every boy,” he told reporters on the eve of the Group B match. “I’m happy and ready for a great Confederations Cup. …

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