uventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon announced on Thursday that he will leave the Turin giants after 17 years but did not call time as expected on his playing career.
Buffon, 40, captained Juventus to a seventh straight Serie A title and fourth consecutive Italian Cup triumph this season.
“To end this adventure with two new victories was important,” the Italian told a press conference at the Allianz Stadium.
“Saturday will be my final match with Juventus.”
The former Parma goalkeeper will make his 640th and final Serie A appearance for Juventus against Verona in Turin.