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SBD Global/September 6, 2012/International Football
Del Piero Joins Sydney FC As Australia's 'Biggest' Football Import
Published September 6, 2012
SETTING PRECEDENT: BLOOMBERG's Dan Baynes reported that Sydney has been "a pioneer in bringing high-profile players" to the A-League, which replaced the National Soccer League as Australia’s flagship competition seven years ago. Former Australia and AC Milan goalkeeper Zeljko Kalac said in an interview with Fox Sports News, “This is the biggest signing that Australian football will ever see. This is exactly like David Beckham going to America. Alessandro Del Piero is our David Beckham” (BLOOMBERG, 9/5).