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An historical player of Serie A, will return to the team that formed him, after 20 years.

By Alexis Almosnino


An historical player of Serie A, will return to the team that formed him, after 20 years.

At the age of 43, the world champion goalkeeper decided to stay active and will play in Serie B in Italy. He returned to the club where he made his debut as a footballer.

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Gianluigi Buffon does not hang up his gloves. According to information from the well-known journalist Frabizio Romano, the experienced Italian goalkeeper is a new player at Parma, the club where he made his professional debut 26 seasons ago. Although it was rumored that in a few weeks he would announce his retirement after an extensive sports career, on Monday June 14, Buffon had clarified that he was studying offers.

The clubs that launched offers were many, there was even talk of Flamengo, but Buffon had already given hints of his return to the club that formed him and where he made his professional debut 26 years ago. "I have an option that would represent going back to the beginning, it stimulates my feelings and motivates me to do it well". With a few days of analysis, Buffon still does not hang up his gloves and will fight for promotion to Serie A.

For Buffon, Parma is not only the club that gave him the opportunity to debut in professional football, Gianluigi came to the club when he was 13 years old and after several seasons of training, he was finally able to join the first team. In addition, with the Parma shirt he obtained his first two titles and the possibility of showing himself and then starting another long romance with Juventus, a club where he played in 19 seasons in 2 stages.


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