Gianluigi Buffon confirms retirement from international football04/07/2018 08:30
Legendary goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has confirmed that he will no longer play for the national team.
Gianluigi Buffon will no longer play international football. In addition, the goalkeeper added that he gave everything he had for Italy and that it is time for the young players to take over.
“I gave everything I had, now it is time to give the responsibility to the young players”, therefore said Buffon.
“I started to wear the Italy shirt since I was a kid, and I believe I gave what was expected of me. Now the young players need to take responsibility and grow as professionals”, added the goalkeeper.
Buffon finished his Italy career boasting a World Cup trophy and a stunning 176 appearances for his country.
The former Juve shot stopper has been strongly linked with a move to PSG this summer.