For many Juventus fans it will be a strange experience seeing their players line up against club icon Del Piero in Sydney. AFP PHOTO / WILLIAM WEST
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Allegri is overseeing his first preseason at Juventus after replacing Antonio Conte, who led the Turin club to a hat-trick of league titles but stood down in July because he felt winning silverware would become increasingly difficult.Flanked by striker Carlos Tevez and goalkeeper Gigi Buffon, and with new signing Patrice Evra also on the podium, Allegri paid tribute to hundreds of local fans who had got up in the early hours of the morning to welcome the squad at the airport.Juventus, who estimate they have 250 million fans around the world, will face an A-League All Star XI led by the Italian club's former skipper Alessandro Del Piero at Sydney's Olympic Stadium Sunday.
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