Gianluigi Buffon Confirms He Will End Juventus Career at End of the Season

Gianluigi Buffon Confirms He Will End Juventus Career at End of the Season

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon celebrates at the end of the Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Juventus at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Saturday, April 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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Juventus‘ legendary goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has confirmed he is to leave the club after Saturday’s Serie A clash with Hellas Verona.

At a press conference on Thursday alongside club president Andrea Agnelli, the 40-year-old revealed he is to call time on his 17-year stint with the Turin giants:

While he is set to depart Juve as a player, the Italy icon hinted that he could continue his playing career elsewhere, per Tancredi Palmeri of beIN Sports:

Buffon became the most expensive goalkeeper in the history of the game when he joined Juve from Parma in 2001. With 11 Serie A titles won, as well as four Coppa Italia prizes, he will leave the Bianconeri as one of their all-time great players.


This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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May 17, 2018 at 03:01AM


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