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

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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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