Watch: Magic of AC Milan and Barcelona on show as Pirlo and Villa combine for New York City goal

Watch New York City FC's second goal against Orlando FC as Andrea Pirlo and David Villa combine.

David Villa scored New York City's second goal in a 2-2 draw with Orlando FC. Alex Menendez / Getty Images
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It was the very reason both these superstar footballers were recruited by New York City FC in the first place.

David Villa, the former Spain striker, has been a prolific finisher his entire career, while Italian midfielder Andrea Pirlo is the very definition of a goal-creator.

So it was no surprise when the two players combined for New York City’s second goal against Orlando FC on Sunday evening in a move that encapsulated both of their qualities.

Pirlo, who pulled the midfield strings of AC Milan, Juventus and Italy, spots Villa making a dart run when he clips the ball into the Spaniard’s path.

Former Barcelona and Valencia striker Villa then takes a touch to control, and lofts the ball over the Orlando goalkeeper to hand New York City a 2-0 lead.

Unfortunately for New York City and Villa, who missed a penalty that would have made it 3-0, Orlando fought their way back into the match to earn a 2-2 draw.

Yet, Villa’s goal was the major highlight of the match, at least from the neutral’s perspective.

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