Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has revealed that he plans to retire by June 2023 at the latest but won’t rule out hanging up his boots sooner.
The 43-year-old’s contract with the Turin club expires at the end of the season and a renewal is yet to be agreed with the Italian champion.
“Look, in my head, there truly is a final stop sign, a maximum bar, which is June 2023,” Buffon said in an interview with The Guardian.
“That is the maximum, really, really the maximum. But I could also stop playing in four months.”
Buffon, a 2006 World Cup champion with Italy and 10-time Serie A winner with Juventus, previously said in 2017 that he would retire in 2018, but he instead moved to French side Paris Saint-Germain for a year before returning to Juve.
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