Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon to leave after 17 years

Resham Gupta
Last Updated: May 17 2018 18:11

FOOTBALL- Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has announced he will leave Juventus after playing his last match against Verona on Saturday.

The 40 year old goalkeeper has been with the Turin giants for 17 years.

He captained Juventus to a seventh straight Serie A title and fourth consecutive Italian Cup triumph this season.

“To end this adventure with two new victories was important,” the Italian told a press conference at the Allianz Stadium. “Saturday will be my final match with Juventus.”

Buffon has not announced an end to his international career and said he will take a final call on his future prospects next week.

As per Italian press, Buffon has received offers from Liverpool, real Madrid and Paris Saint Germain.