Legendary Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon put an end to international events.
Resignation from the national team goalkeeper, Juventus announced shortly after the response butt match of the world Cup against Sweden. Italy the sum of two meetings has conceded 0:1, and for the first time since 1958 were not included in the final stage of the world championship.
“Unfortunately, I was not able to finish my career the way I would like. This team will still Shine. We’re Italian and we have always been able to rise again. I leave the place to Jiji Donnarumma, Mattia Perin – they are fantastic”, – quotes the words of Buffon, Sky Italia.
Buffon played for Italy national team since 1997. The iconic goalkeeper of the national team played a record 174 of the match. In 2006, Buffon helped “Squadra saw Italy” for the fourth time to win the world Cup and at Euro 2012 in Ukraine and Poland got to the final.
In addition to Buffon’s match against Sweden was the last of four veterans of Italian football. Gianluigi said that his teammates Daniele De Rossi, Andrea Barzagli and Giorgio Chiellini have also decided to conclude an international career.
De Rossi (117 matches, 21 goals) and Barzagli (72 matches) are the 2006 world Champions, Chiellini played in the national team in 95 matches and scored 8 goals.
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