Andrea Pirlo, Gabriel Batistuta and Thiago Motta are among the former players starting an FIGC coaching course this morning.
The special course is reserved for former players, and got underway at Coverciano this morning.
It will run until July 19, and will combine the UEFA A and B licences.
That means the former professionals will be able to coach youth teams, and any senior team up to Serie C.
They can also be registered as assistants in Serie A or Serie B.
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