Log in
E-mail
Password
Remember
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
Settings
Settings
Dynamic quotes 
OFFON

MarketScreener Homepage  >  Equities  >  Italian Stock Exchange  >  Juventus Football Club SpA    JUVE   IT0000336518

JUVENTUS FOOTBALL CLUB SPA (JUVE)
My previous session
Most popular
  Report  
SummaryQuotesChartsNewsCalendarCompanyFinancialsConsensusRevisions 
News SummaryMost relevantAll newsofficial PublicationsSector newsTweets

Juventus Football Club : Italy great Gianluigi Buffon calls time on 17-year Juventus career

share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
0
05/17/2018 | 05:22pm CEST

JUVENTUS: Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon announced on Thursday that he will leave the Turin giants after 17 years but did not as expected declare the end of 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.

Italy's most capped player with 176 appearances, Buffon also confirmed he would not play again for the Azzurri, ruling out an expected international farewell on June 4 in a friendly against the Netherlands.

The former Parma goalkeeper will make his 640th Serie A appearance against Verona on Saturday.

Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini will take over the role of captain.

Buffon said he would like to take more time to reflect on his future, which could be either on or off the pitch.

"What am I going to do? Saturday, I'm playing a match and it's the only thing that's certain," he continued.

"Until 15 days ago, I was sure to stop playing, but I received some exciting proposals, both on and off the pitch. Off the pitch the most interesting was made to me by (Juventus) president (Andrea) Agnelli."

"Next week, after a few days of calm reflection, I will make a definite and certain decision."

According to the Italian press, Buffon has received offers from top European clubs including Liverpool, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain.

"I'd like to get out of my comfort zone and to test myself in more complicated situations that I don't know," said Buffon.

"That's a way of seeing what you're made of and I've never been afraid of a challenge.

"I'm certainly not someone who thinks it's right to end my career in who knows what third or fourth division.

"I am a competitive animal and I won't be able to live or feel at ease in that situation.

"My fear was to reach the end of the Juventus adventure as someone who people just put up with or a player who had lost it."

It was a rollercoaster season for Buffon with Italy failing to qualify for the World Cup finals for the first time in six decades.

His final Champions League game ended in another fiasco last month as he raged into the night at the referee after being sent off late in a semi-final defeat by Real Madrid.

Buffon is facing a UEFA ban for his verbal abuse of English referee Michael Oliver, whom he said had "a rubbish bag for a heart".

European titles for both club and country are the only major ones missing from his collection as Juventus finished runners-up twice in the Champions League and Italy were beaten by Spain in the 2012 European Championships.

Italy career over

The 2006 World Cup winner has definitively drawn a line under his 21-year international career.

A tearful Buffon had called time immediately after Italy's World Cup exit in a play-off last November.

But his return to help the Azzurri in friendlies against Argentina and England sparked controversy for those who wanted to rebuild the team.

"As for the national side, If Buffon became a problem three months ago, I daren't think what he could be after three months or even six. Italy have some great, young goalkeepers who need experience," he said.

Buffon made his Serie A debut with Parma in 1996, winning the Italian Cup, Italian Super Cup and UEFA Cup before joining Juventus for 51 million euros in 2001.

He holds the record for going 974 minutes in Serie A without conceding a goal.

"His numbers are crazy: with Juve he has won 26 trophies, played 17 extraordinary seasons, 655 matches in total of which 300 without conceding a goal," said Agnelli.

But he is second for overall Serie A appearances with former AC Milan defender Paolo Maldini on 647.

(c) 2018, Express Network Pvt Ltd. All rights reserved. Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc. (Syndigate.info)., source Middle East & North African Newspapers

share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
0
Latest news on JUVENTUS FOOTBALL CLUB SPA
08/19JUVENTUS FOOTBALL CLUB : Sergio Busquets hopes Real Madrid will struggle this se..
AQ
08/19SERIE A : Chievo 2-3 Juventus
AQ
08/19JUVENTUS FOOTBALL CLUB : FOOTBALL - Ronaldo, Mbappé , Messi.. a winning debut in..
AQ
08/19JUVENTUS FOOTBALL CLUB : Ronaldo makes winning debut at Juventus
AQ
08/19WATCH : Cristiano Ronaldo makes Juventus debut and more Serie A highlights
AQ
08/19JUVENTUS FOOTBALL CLUB : snatch dramatic win at Chievo on Ronaldo’s Serie ..
AQ
08/19ITALIAN SERIE A : Ronaldo relies on teammates for winning league start at Juve
AQ
08/19JUVENTUS FOOTBALL CLUB : boss Massimiliano Allegri impressed by 'ease' of seamle..
AQ
08/18JUVENTUS FOOTBALL CLUB : No dream debut goal for Cristiano Ronaldo in Juventus' ..
AQ
08/18JUVENTUS FOOTBALL CLUB : Juve rallies to defeat Chievo 3-2 in Ronaldo's debut
AQ
More news
News from SeekingAlpha
07/17Manchester United And The Business Of Sports (Podcast) 
07/13Summer Screens And Shorts Coming Out 
07/10Christiano Ronaldo implications in Italy 
07/07STOCKS TO WATCH : A New Beverage Giant Steps Out 
04/16Exor Shareholders Letter 2018 
Financials (€)
Sales 2018 457 M
EBIT 2018 -1,30 M
Net income 2018 -16,8 M
Debt 2018 303 M
Yield 2018 -
P/E ratio 2018 -
P/E ratio 2019
EV / Sales 2018 2,60x
EV / Sales 2019 2,48x
Capitalization 885 M
Chart JUVENTUS FOOTBALL CLUB SPA
Duration : Period :
Juventus Football Club SpA Technical Analysis Chart | MarketScreener
Full-screen chart
Technical analysis trends JUVENTUS FOOTBALL CLUB SPA
Short TermMid-TermLong Term
TrendsNeutralBullishBullish
Income Statement Evolution
Consensus
 
Mean consensus
Number of Analysts
Average target price -
Spread / Average Target -100%
EPS Revisions
Managers
NameTitle
Aldo Mazzia Co-Chief Executive Officer, CFO & Director
Giuseppe Marotta Co-Chief Executive Officer, Director & GM-Sport
Andrea Agnelli Chairman
Claudio Leonardi Head-Information Technology & Logistics
Pavel Nedved Vice Chairman
Sector and Competitors
1st jan.Capitalization (M$)
JUVENTUS FOOTBALL CLUB SPA14.91%1 013
BOOKING HOLDINGS INC5.92%88 675
ORIENTAL LAND CO., LTD.13.22%38 591
CTRIP.COM INTERNATIONAL-12.81%20 980
EXPEDIA GROUP INC9.40%19 583
CHINA INT'L TRAVEL SERVICE CORP31.57%16 216