Several former Italian and Serie A players, including Alessandro Del Piero and Daniele De Rossi, are taking exams to get their coaching badges in Coverciano today.
Ansa reports that the group took the first part of the exam in the morning, while the second part, which consists of practical exercises on the pitch is scheduled for today.
The former players began the course for the UEFA A licence in December.
Among them, Del Piero, Christian Vieri and Daniele De Rossi who was part of Roberto Mancini’s staff at UEFA Euro 2020.
The UEFA A licence course – that allows to train up to Serie C, Italy’s third division – was held online due to the pandemic and is reserved for professionals with long experience in the game.
This is the full list of former Italian and Serie A footballers who are taking their exams today: Ignazio Abate, Gianluca Curci, Alessandro Del Piero, Daniele De Rossi, Daniele Gastaldello, Massimo Maccarone, Alessandro Matri, Riccardo Montolivo, Marcelo Otero, Giampaolo Pazzini, David Pizarro, Stefano Torrisi e Christian Vieri.
— Ansa Calcio & Sport (@ansacalciosport) October 15, 2021