44-year-old Buffon extended the contract with Parma

Updated: 05 March 2022

Parma goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has signed a new deal with the club.

This was announced by club president Kyle Krause during a press conference at the Ennio Tardini stadium. The 44-year-old Italian has extended his current contract until 2024, according to Parma’s official website. At the time of the expiration of the contract, the legendary goalkeeper will be 46 years old.

Buffon returned to Parma last summer on a two-season deal. He conceded 23 goals in 23 Serie B games.

Recall that Parma was the first club in Buffon’s professional career, for this team he began to play at the age of 17 and played six seasons for it.

In total, the Italian goalkeeper has 952 matches at the club level. In addition, he played 176 matches for the Italian national team.

Photo: Parma’s official Twitter account

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Aleksandr Markov
Sports journalist, I am writing about hockey and football.