PHOTOS: Ex-Chelsea trio reunited - and spending time with Andrea Pirlo

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Ashley Cole, Samuel Eto'o and Yossi Benayoun met up with Andrea Pirlo during the international break.

The trio all played for Chelsea at one time or another and are enjoying their time off during the international break catching up.

Cole, who left the Blues after being released this summer, recently completed his debut for AS Roma in Serie A.

Eto'o, meanwhile, came on against Chelsea in his first Everton game - and duly scored his side's third goal. Unfortunately for him, that wasn't enough to stop Jose Mourinho's side leaving Goodison Park with a 6-3 win.

As for Benayoun, the 34-year-old is now a Maccabi Haifa player. He did, however, have a spell at QPR last season.

After posting a picture of their reunion, Cole also tweeted a picture of him and Eto'o with Andrea Pirlo and Paolo Maldini.

Pirlo has now retired from international duty with Italy - but will face Cole in Serie A this season at Juventus.

According to 33-year-old Cole, the former Chelsea left-back is not quite a 'legend' like Pirlo, Eto'o or Maldini - but hopes to be one day.

Will Cole and Eto'o succeed at their new clubs?

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