- Alessandro Del Piero is currently on admission in the United States
- The 45-year-old is battling with kidney stones according to what he confirmed
- Del Piero hung up his boots in 2014 following a spell in India with Delhi Dynamos
Former Juventus and Italian football star Alessandro Del Piero has taken to social media to confirm that he is currently battling against kidney stones and on admission in hospital.
Del Piero was one of the most fearful attacking midfielders during his active playing days considering his style of play and the clubs he played for.
The 45-year-old however posted a stunning photo of himself on the hospital bed in Los Angeles explaining that he is surprised with the level of pains he is undergoing.
‘'I still can’t believe something 3mm small can hurt that much. I still can’t believe something only 3mm small can hurt that much,” wrote Del Piero.
Del Piero hung up his boots in 2014 having lifted the 2006 World Cup with Italy and 14 major titles in Juventus colours during his glittering career.
He later relocated to Los Angeles where he owns amateur football club LA10FC through his Edge Americas company.
Meanwhile, his family will hope Del Piero recuperates fast so as for him to continue with his normal daily activities.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how reigning Spanish champions Barcelona reportedly agreed deal with Italian giants Juventus over the transfer of Nelson Semedo to Italy which will also involve Miralem Pjanic and Mattia De Sciglio moving to the Nou Camp.
Although football activities are currently on suspension in Europe due to the disturbance of coronavirus even as the German Bundesliga have resumed their season.
Many clubs in Europe will definitely storm the transfer market this summer to bolster their squads ahead of next season.
Barcelona and Juventus have already started business ahead of the transfer window.
According to Sport, the Old Lady and Catalans have agreed to see Miralem Pjanic and Mattia de Sciglio swap Turin for Catalunya in exchange for Nelson Semedo.
The report added that Maurizio Sarri's side have also agreed to pay £22 million for the Portuguese international full-back who has been determined to leave Camp Nou.
Barcelona are still said to be looking for funds to sign Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez whom they see as a good replacement for Luis Suarez.
What is now left according to the report is for all these three players to talk on personal terms before the deals can be concluded.
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