the italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon renewed his contract with Parma for another yearItalian Serie B football club, which expired in 2023so the legendary goalkeeper intends to play until age 46.
“We are honored and delighted to announce that Buffon has renewed with Parma until 2024. Gigi is an example every day”announced the company’s president, Kyle Krause, at a press conference at the Tardini stadium.
For his part, Buffón declared: “It’s a great day. What I wanted has happened, what the president, the fans and the whole city wanted”.
Despite the fact that his possible retirement has been speculated for a long time, Buffon, who has just turned 44, denied that he wants to finish his career.
Its about player with the most appearances in the history of Serie A (657) and the Italian national team (176), ten times champion of Italy, once champion of France and owner of the record for minutes without conceding goals in Calcio (973)Buffon left Juventus last year to return to Parma, the club where he began his glorious career.
Although his 27th season as a professional is not going in the best shape for Parma, which is closer to relegation to Serie C than direct promotion spots to Serie A, but his personal performances remain high-profile.
His legendary career began on November 19, 1995, at the age of 17, as Parma goalkeeper.