Cheers to Alolo91 for the news.
Del Piero has today been confirmed as the cover star for PES 2010 in Italy, starring alongside Messi. For the full press release hit the jump! (rough translation)
Juve star to be Italian Cover Star
Juventus’ talisman Alessandro Del Piero will join Messi as cover star for the Italian version of the game.
To define Alessandro Del Piero (Conegliano, 9 November 1974) there are no more adjectives.
Pure class striker that can play both with beautiful feet, with a vision of the game, willing to sacrifice, ruthless put, Alex is a World Champion (2006), a monument of Italian and international football.
Juventus in the team since 1993, where the role of captain, holding the absolute record of marks (262 goals) and the primacy of appearances in official matches (603).
Considered among the best talents of Italian football, has now, the world convened for three and four Europeans. In 2004 it was included in the list of 125 greatest living players.
PES has always been synonymous with football and virtual really are excited to appear on the pack PES 2010!” Said Ale Del Piero. “I’ve been playing PES and always tie my name to the most popular football simulation of Italy can only make me happy.” Konami really able to capture on-screen magic that only those who love football can understand and are anxious to see how the virtual Del Piero!
“Del Piero’s persona so perfect all the skills that a sample should have” said Jon Murphy PES European Team Leader. ‘It is universally recognized as an outstanding and represents the ideal testimonial for PES 2010