Sun 31 October 2021 | 12:50

Buffon’s courage to go to Serie B surprised me - Pagliuca

The ex-Italy international revealed that Gianluigi Buffon joining Parma ‘surprised’ him, but he emphasized that it was ‘courageous’ of the 43-year-old to join Serie B. ‘He’s still decisive’.

The ex-


star made a move back to


, where he began his career, and the ex-Inter star


was surprised by the veteran’s decision.

The 54-year-old is Bologna’s goalkeeper coach now and he started his career there as a player.

He hailed


’s decision to go back to Parma and emphasized the World Cup winner’s wish to get promoted at the Crociati.

Gigi surprised me, both for the choice to return to Parma, and because I didn’t imagine he could be so decisive at 43,”

Pagliuca told

La Gazzetta dello Sport


“He had the courage to go down to Serie B, for someone like him, there can’t be an alternative to promotion.”

Parma are sitting 13th in the Serie B table, but they won the battle Cittadella and will get ready to face Vicenza at home on Monday.

source: SportMob

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