Age is just a number for Gianluigi Buffon after the Italian veteran goalkeeper signed Monday in new deal that will keep it in B series club Parma up to 46 years.
Despite approaching 27 as a senior professional, Buffon did not plans go again in pension. Returned to Parma – on team he made his debut for like 17-year-old in November 1995 – last year and the club confirmed Monday that it has signed a contract extension until 2024.
“It’s a nice day, for me and for my entire family”Buffon told a news conference. “What I wanted it happened and I think the president and the club wanted this too, as I hope the fans and the city wanted it.
My return to Parma was conditioned by the relationships and by a deep bond that I have always had with the people of Parma and the city. “
Jester, who has won 10 Serie A titles and is the division’S record creator of appearance with 657 games, announced its extension during a news conference with club President Kyle Krause.
“He’s a great player And for us he’s a great pride “, Krause added. “In addition to his leadership skills, he is also a person with excellent human skills.
“We can see the passion he has for Parma every day, we are really happy for his commitment “.