Gianluigi Buffon believes that there is nothing wrong with Cristiano Ronaldo’s decision to leave Juventus this summer. Cristiano Ronaldo left Juventus in the transfer window this summer to return to his old club, Manchester United .
Ronaldo’s departure came as a surprise because before the season started, he hinted that he would stay in Turin. In fact, Ronaldo had strengthened the Bianconeri in the first giornata of the Italian League 2021-2022 against Udinese.
However, for Gianluigi Buffon , Ronaldo’s transfer is something natural. Ronaldo moved because he was a professional.”I don’t think the (Juventus) fans should be surprised (by Ronaldo’s departure),” Buffon said, as quoted by Football Italia, Monday (6/9/2021).
I don’t see anything illogical in his choice to leave.” “In these three years he has contributed with extraordinary performances and scored many goals,” said the former Juventus goalkeeper.
Cristiano Ronaldo has indeed contributed a lot to Juventus for almost four seasons working together. Since 2018, Ronaldo has appeared in 134 Juventus matches in all competitions, scoring 101 goals and providing 22 assists.
Ronaldo also helped the Old Lady win various Italian domestic titles, including two Serie A titles and a Coppa Italia trophy. Now, Cristiano Ronaldo has decided to return to his “home”, Manchester United .
He signed a two-year contract at Man United until 2023 with the option of an extension the following year. This is Cristiano Ronaldo’s second chance to defend Man United. Previously, he had uniformed the Red Devils in mid 2003-2204.
During that period, Ronaldo, who is now 36 years old, played in 292 matches in all competitions, contributing 118 goals.Ronaldo also helped Man United win many prestigious titles, including three Premier League titles and one Champions League trophy.
Cristiano Ronaldo has the opportunity to make his second debut at Man United this weekend, when his team host Newcastle United, Saturday (11/9/2021), in the fourth gameweek of the 2021-2022 Premier League.
Gianluigi Buffon Returns to Parma on Two-Year Contract
The legendary Italian goalkeeper, Gianluigi Buffon , has officially returned to his old club, Parma . The certainty of the return of Gianluigi Buffon was announced by Parma through a video uploaded to their official Twitter account on Thursday (17/6/2021) afternoon WIB.
“He’s back to his place. He’s back home,” Parma wrote in his post. The way Parma introduced Buffon was also unique. At the beginning of the video, a man wearing black clothes enters the Ennio Tardini Stadium, which is Parma’s home ground.
The man then dug the ground in the goal area and took out a chest which, upon opening, contained a shirt bearing the Superman logo and a Parma costume.The identity of the man was revealed. He removed his hood and it was Gianluigi Buffon.
The goalkeeper, nicknamed Superman, decided to return to Parma after ending his contract at Juventus at the end of this season. According to the club’s official website, Gianluigi Buffon signed a two-year contract and will play for Parma until 30 June 2023.
As for this is Buffon’s second period defending Parma. The 43-year-old goalkeeper had defended Parma in the 1995-2001 season. We will bring this legendary club back to where it belongs,” said Parma President Kyle Krause.
“Buffon’s return is another validation of that ambition.