Video: Girls' very different reactions to Andrea Pirlo with and without a beard
*Grows beard immediately*
Andrea Pirlo starting training with his new club New York City FC today, but even a move to the MLS won't see him lose his crown of the coolest footballer on the planet. Sorry, Xabi.
The Italian international stole all our hearts in the last few years with his flowing locks and perfectly manicured beard. However, it wasn't always this way.
talkSPORT took the streets of London and showed girls a fresh-faced Pirlo and a more rugged Pirlo, here's how they reacted.
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