With 45 years of age and more than 25 years of experience in Italian football, the goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon It is still more current than ever. He is currently the starting goalkeeper for Parma, the team with which he made his debut in 1995.
Beyond his longevity, the Italian goalkeeper experiences football like the same man who made his debut 28 years ago and last Saturday he could be seen in his team’s match against Venezia in Italian Serie B. Key meeting for the club’s aspirations to achieve promotion to first division.
In the match that took place at the Ennio Tardini stadium in Parma, the local team had a penalty in their favor to go ahead on the scoreboard after 12 minutes. Franco Vazquez He was in charge of executing the maximum penalty, but on the other side of the field you could see a Buffon with a lot of nervousness for the play, so much so that he turned his back on the goal and let the noise of the stadium warn him if the ball entered.
Parma ended up winning the match 2-1 against Venezia on the last day of the Italian Calcio silver category. With this result the “Crociati” team finished the season in fourth place. Which gives him direct access to the playoff semifinal for promotion.
Buffon still has one more year left on his contract with Parma, so if the team from northern Italy manages to win its place in the first divisionthe legendary world champion goalkeeper in 2006 would return to Serie A where he played for 27 seasons.
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