Gianluigi Buffon: Former Italy keeper, 44, extends Parma contract

Former Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has prolonged his agreement with Parma until 2024, meaning he may be forty six when it expires.

The World Cup winner, forty four, rejoined the Serie B club on a -yr deal closing summer.

Buffon received 10 Serie A titles with Juventus and has performed a document 657 video games within the Italian top flight.

“For me and my family, this is a exquisite day. I wish that the city and all enthusiasts can be satisfied,” stated Buffon.

Buffon – who made his Serie A debut for Parma in November 1995 – has performed 23 league video games this season for the membership, who are 13th inside the 20-team Serie B after 26 matches.

“My return to Parma turned into linked to the relationships and the deep bond I have usually had with this city,” added Buffon.

“If I hadn’t believed in what the president has in mind and in what we are doing, I would no longer have typical this concept.

“I am optimistic for the destiny of this membership. It is a stunning and thrilling undertaking for me.”

Buffon introduced the brand new deal in a news conference on Monday, at which he turned into joined by membership president Kyle Krause.

“In addition to management characteristics, he has first rate human traits. For Parma, his selection to preserve with us is an honour,” said Krause.

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