The famous Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon with tears in his eyes announced his retirement from the national team of Italy. It is reported by football online vivoazzurro.it.
The match against Sweden was for Buffon last – the Italians have qualified for the world Cup.
“Leave the Italian national team good guys. I want to thank those who have helped me: My Cello, my Barja, my Leo… Thanks, guys. Thank You Italy. The team will rise. We Italians, we are always reborn. I leave the place for good Jiji Donnarumma. Mattia Perin is also very good,” said Buffon in an interview with RAI.
Career Buffon in the national team began with a play-off match with Russia in 1997. Guest 1:1 and home 1:0 and then brought Italy to the world Cup in France.
Last game Gigi for the “Squadra Azzurra” also fell at the junction, but this time it did not work out so well. However, the fans standing off their idol.