The Italian National Team legend, Gianluigi Buffon, claimed he did not want to meet his former club, Juventus, especially in the European Champions League final this season. If it happens, Buffon does not want to see his former comrades cry when they lose to Paris Saint-Germain, who have become their new club from the beginning of the season.
Gianluigi Buffon is one of Juventus legends who has spent most of his career as a soccer player with the Italian Serie A giants. While defending Juventus, Buffon has experienced 10 Scudetto titles and several other domestic trophies. Then, he decided to out from the Old Lady in the transfer market last summer.
Buffon, who had already finished his contract in Turin, was believed to be able to hang his shoes from the world of football, cause he turns 40 years old, but the fact that he chose to keep playing and join freely transfer or free to Paris Saint-Germain. With this decision, it is possible for Buffon to meet his former club Juventus in the European Champions League.
Related to this, Buffon claimed to be ready to face Juventus as long as it was not in the final, if the meeting took place in the Final, Buffon was very unwilling to see his colleagues cry because he failed to win the European Champions League again.
“If I have to meet Juventus in the Champions League, I want that to happen before the final because if I win then I will not be happy to see tears from former colleagues,” told Buffon to Gazzetta dello Sport.
Furthermore, the former Italian national team’s mainstay goalkeeper admitted that he did not regret his decision to leave Juventus at all, because it had been planned for a long time.
“I have no regrets or disappointment about leaving Juventus. My farewell had been designed for a long time and my career round was completely closed. I was in Italy last week, called Andrea [Agnelli, president of Juventus] and he allowed me to train at Continassa for three days, ” he said.
At Paris Saint-Germain, Buffon is not the mainstay of coach, Thomas Tuchel, where the German manager prefers Areola to become the main goalkeeper this season.