April 14, 2024

The legendary Italian goalkeeper touched the sky in 2006 with the achievement of the World Cup. The Champions League, the thorn in his facet.

Gianluigi Buffon cling up the gloves. The legendary Italian goalkeeper introduced this Wednesday his withdrawal from skilled soccer, to the 45 years outdated28 of them from a profession filled with successes, which consecrate him as among the best goalkeepers in historical past.

Parma, Psg and above all and essentially Juventus of Turin —the place they gained, amongst many different issues, 10 Serie A titles—, have loved the incomparable saves of Buffon, whose best triumph got here in 2006 with the achievement of the World Cup, the fourth for Italy.

“That is all buddies!” Wrote the goalkeeper on his Twitter account. “You gave me the whole lot. I gave you the whole lot. We did it collectively.”

Buffon’s exceptional journey started when he joined Juventus from Parma in 2001, spending most of his illustrious profession at this membership. He had a quick keep at Paris St-Germain throughout the 2018-2019 season, to later return to Turin and later to Parma, already in June 2021.

The Champions It’ll all the time be the thorn within the facet for this goalkeeping legend, however that doesn’t matter anymore. Right now, the one who loses is soccer.