Posted on November 24, 2021 at 1:15 am by La Rédaction
During the 2018-2019 season, Gianluigi Buffon played for PSG, after 17 years at Juventus. The goalkeeper went behind the scenes of his signing in Paris.
On July 6, 2018, Gianluigi Buffon signed up for a season plus an optional one in favor of PSG after many years of reign at Juventus . A mixed experience for the goalkeeper, competing with Alphonse Aréola during his time in Paris . Finally, the Parisian management decided to part ways with the Italian legend on June 5, 2019. Today goalkeeper of Parma at 43 years old, Gianluigi Buffon thus evoked the reasons for his signature for PSG .
“It would have been a shame to give up such an experience”
“I decided to go to PSG in May 2018. In February of that year, I decided to quit because I was thinking of making the World Cup and I wanted to come full circle with that. I told my agent I wanted to quit unless Real Madrid, FC Barcelona or PSG called me. And after 20 days, the call came. At that time, it would have been a shame to give up such an experience, in such a club and with such a large offer. I had no guarantees, I did not have a guaranteed seat, because competition is part of sport ”, confided Gianluigi Buffon , in an interview for the program Tiki Taka – La Repubblica del Ballo.