Italy great Buf­fon to leave Ju­ven­tus af­ter 17 years

Viet Nam News - - SPORT -

TURIN — Ju­ven­tus goal­keeper Gian­luigi Buf­fon an­nounced yes­ter­day that he will leave the Turin giants af­ter 17 years but did not call time as ex­pected on his play­ing ca­reer.

Buf­fon, 40, cap­tained Ju­ven­tus to a sev­enth straight Serie A ti­tle and fourth con­sec­u­tive Ital­ian Cup tri­umph this sea­son.

“To end this adventure with two new vic­to­ries was im­por­tant,” the Ital­ian told a press con­fer­ence at the Al­lianz Sta­dium.

“Satur­day will be my fi­nal match with Ju­ven­tus.”

The for­mer Parma goal­keeper will make his 640th and fi­nal Serie A ap­pear­ance for Ju­ven­tus against Verona in Turin.

Gian­luigi Buf­fon

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