A page will be turn in the club of Juventus at the end of the season. On Thursday afternoon, G. Buffon gave a press conference to announce his desire to leave the club after the match of this weekend.
Arrive in 2001 from Parma for 51 million of Euros, the Italian goalkeeper stayed 17 seasons in the club of the “Vecchia Signora”. During those seasons he won many trophies: 7 Italian championships, 4 Italian Cups, 5 Super Cups of Italia and 1 World Cup in 2006. With those trophies we also had many records like the Italian player who played the most matches of Champions League, but he never won it. He succeeded to reach 3 finals of the most prestigious European competition, but each time he fell.
During the press conference, the 40 years old goalkeeper said that "On Saturday will be my last match with Juventus and if some expected a possible retirement, Gigi Buffon said he had not decided anything yet. I had planned to stop, but there are offers that have come and are stimulating, offers of outside and on the ground. Next week, after a few days of reflection, I'll decide what to do. Agnelli (president of Juventus) offered me to stay in a role off the field," said Buffon.
Things are not really clear, but anyway: there will be a lot of emotion on Saturday afternoon at 3 pm in the Juventus Stadium for the last match of a legend in legendary club.
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Louis Gilbert is a French student. His passion for sports came during his childhood by playing tennis for four years. His interest increased by watching football games with friends during the weekend and developed a passion for the French team Olympique Lyonnais.