Sports : “It is with a great feeling of happiness that I join PSG” – Buffon

Gianluigi Buffon

“It is with a great feeling of happiness that I join PSG” – Buffon

Legendary goalkeeper, Gianluigi Buffon, on Friday signed a two-year deal with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and revealed that he is indeed happy to join the French side.

The 40-year-old Italy and Juventus legend moves to France, after spending 17 years with Juventus.

Buffon who will be playing outside Italy for the first time in his career said, “It is with a great feeling of happiness that I join Paris Saint-Germain.

“For the first time in my career, I am leaving my country and only a project this ambitious could have encouraged me to make such a decision. I want to thank the club and the president for their confidence.”

“To have followed the club’s incredible progression in recent years, I know what dreams Paris Saint-Germain and its fans have in their hearts. I am going to bring all my energy, all my experience and all of my thirst to win to help my new club achieve all the great objectives it has set out for the future.

“With my teammates and our supporters, we will share fantastic emotions at the Parc des Princes and in all of the stadiums in which we are going to represent Paris, a marvelous city that deserves to one day see its club at the top of international football,” he said at his unveiling.