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Buffon renews with Parma until 2024: he will play until he is 46 years old – International Soccer – Sports


Gianluigi Buffon

Gianluigi Buffon

The goalkeeper will continue, at least, until 2024. He is the one who has played the most matches with the Italian National Team.

The Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon renewed his contract with Parma, the Italian Serie B football club, for another year, which expired in 2023, so the legendary goalkeeper intends to play until the age of 46.

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Gianluigi Buffon

Gianluigi Buffon, Italian goalkeeper.

“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 on Monday.

For his part, Buffón declared: “This is a good 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. He is the 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 twenty-seventh season as a professional is not going in the best way for Parma, which is closer to relegation to Serie C than direct promotion to Serie A.

His legendary career began on November 19, 1995, at the age of 17, as Parma goalkeeper.

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