Chiellini formalizes his departure, a football monument leaves Juventus Turin

Giorgio Chiellini will leave Juventus Turin at the end of the season after 19 years at the club. On the other hand, the Italian defender is still hesitant about his future.

A legend. A monument. And above all a page that turns. Giorgio Chiellini, 37, announced on Thursday that he would leave Juventus Turin at the end of the season, the club where he has been playing since 2005 and with which he has won 19 trophies, after the defeat in the Italian Cup final. against Inter Milan (2-4 ap).

The Italian international defender, who will play his last match for the national team on June 1, said he did not know if he was going to stop playing football for good or embark on a final adventure, for example in North America. “I don’t know, I have to do the assessments with my family“, he underlined in a press conference at the Stadio olimpico after the match against the Nerazzurri.

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«I’m happy to leave this year, to give space to younger people. It’s my choice, I do it with great serenity“, Added the one who will play his last match in the Juventus Stadium on Monday against Lazio Rome. Giorgio Chiellini, associated with the great defense of Juve composed in particular of Leonardo Bonucci and Gianluigi Buffon, won nine championships with Juve, in addition to five Italian Cups and five Italian Supercups.