Pippo Inzaghi addresses the ‘friction’ between himself and Alessandro Del Piero

Filippo Inzaghi of AC Milan celebrates his goal during the Serie A match between AC Milan and US Lecce at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on August 29, 2010 in Milan, Italy.
(Image credit: Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

Pippo Inzaghi has told FourFourTwo about his relationship with strike partner Alessandro Del Piero – and the truth about whether the pair ever got on or not.

Inzaghi played with Del Piero for Juventus and Italy, with many pundits and outlets at the time claiming that the strike duo fell out in Turin. The strikers flourished together with Zinedine Zidane playmaking behind – but after Del Piero returned from a knee injury, there appeared to be tension as the Italians tried to rekindle their chemistry. 

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Mark White
Content Editor

Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.