6 Sep 2012

Sydney FC sign Del Piero

6:07 am on 6 September 2012

Sydney FC have pulled off the highest-profile signing in the eight-year history of the A-League football competition with the signing of the Italian legend Alessandro Del Piero.

Reports from Italian news media confirm the former Italy forward signed a contract with Sydney on Wednesday in Turin.

The 37-year-old striker is expected to hold a press conference in Turin this evening, NZT.

The World Cup winner will reportedly join Sydney on a one-year deal worth more than $2 million.