Gianluigi Buffon has just announced his retirement from the world of football after a glamorous career at the age of 45.
The Italian’s retirement was confirmed by famous sports journalist Romano Fabrizo.
Buffon’s career before retirement
The 45-year-old began his career at Parma in 1995, playing 220 times for them before joining Juventus for a world-record fee for a goalkeeper.
The goalkeeper gave an interview on the ‘BoboTV’ Twitch channel, hosted by former footballer Christian Vieri.
Additionally, The goalkeeper spoke about various topics with the former Inter striker, but the most remarkable thing was what he said about his possible retirement.
“I would like to retire after next season, no later than that”.
The Parma goalkeeper moved to Paris Saint-Germain in the 2018–19 season. His time with the French club was very short.
The goalkeeper made just 25 appearances, 24 of them as a starter.
“Leaving was the big mistake. I even gave up ten million euros.
However, They told me at the training camp that they would have been happy to keep me but that in the Champions League they would have liked to focus on Areola, a player from their youth academy.
“I didn’t accept it; for me, sport is for those who deserve to play,” he further explained.
Uncovered news has highlighted some of Buffon’s trophies throughout his football career.
At Parma, he won the Coppa Italia (1998–9, Supercoppa Italiana (1999 and the UEFA Cup (1998–99.
At Juventus, he won the majority of his trophies.
Serie A: 2001–02, 2002–03, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2019–20.
Serie B: 2006–07
Coppa Italia: 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2020–21.
Supercoppa Italiana: 2002, 2003, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2020
UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2002–03, 2014–15, 2016–17
Since his emergence as a precocious talent in his youth.
Further, Buffon has been renowned for his consistent performances throughout his career and has received praise from managers and players.
Gianluigi had earlier wanted to retire at the age of 55, but due to some unforeseen reasons, he had to retire.
In conclusion, The Italian is considered one of the greatest players to grace the world of football.
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