Padova defeat Del Piero’s Sydney in friendly action
The Australians are in Italy for pre-season training and took on the Veneto club as they were the Juventus legend’s first professional club.
Del Piero was not able to get on the scoresheet, but Daniele Vantaggiato scored a brace to go along with an Enej Jeleni? strike in the home sides 3-2 victory. Emerton and Carle scored for the Australians.
The former Juventus legend also received an award as an ambassador of Padova football in the world in front of the crowd of 16,000 at the Stadio Euganeo.
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