Wednesday, January 23, 2019 | ePaper
Italy great Buffon to leave Juventus
Buffon, 40, 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."The former Parma goalkeeper will make his 640th and final Serie A appearance for Juventus against Verona in Turin.Buffon holds the record for going 974 minutes in Serie A football without conceding a goal and has kept 300 clean sheets in 655 competitive club matches.
Italy's most capped player with 176, Buffon could make his international farewell on June 4 in a friendly against the Netherlands.