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Buffon might continue playing longer than expected

According to latest reports, Gigi Buffon will continue to take the role as Azzurri’s No 1 until the end of Euro 2020.

Following Italy’s playoffs during the World Cup Qualifiers, Buffon had announced his retirement from the national team. But it seems like he may have changed his mind.

Yesterday, Sky journalist Alessandro Alciato reported that the Serie A legend will stay with the national team until the end of the Euro 2020 tournament.

In an interview for the German Spiegel in December, Buffon said: “I’m very likely to stop, but I’m still available for Juventus and the national team.”

Buffon’s contract with the Juventus expires this summer. “If Juventus thinks I’m still important, I’d like to keep playing, but we need to find the best solution for myself and the club, I do not want to be a problem,” he told La Repubblica in January.

He’d turn 42 years old by the end of Euro 2020. Let that sink in!

Also Read: Juventus Players Salaries 2018 (Yearly Wages)

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