Buffon Confident in Italy Squad for EURO 2024

Legendary goalkeeper Gigi Buffon has expressed his unwavering confidence in the Italy squad as they gear up for EURO 2024 and tonight’s friendly match against Bosnia and Herzegovina. The game is set to take place at the Stadio Castellani in Empoli at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT).

Buffon, who is preparing for his final friendly before the Azzurri head to Germany for EURO 2024, has been celebrating a more personal victory as well. His hometown club Carrarese secured promotion to Serie B after a 76-year absence, adding to Buffon’s joy.

Reflecting on his successful season, Buffon shared, “I should’ve stopped playing earlier, it’s the only way to enjoy these things!” The veteran goalkeeper also revealed his superstitious nature, admitting that he rarely attends matches of the teams he supports.

As Italy prepares to face Albania, Spain, and Croatia in the group stage of EURO 2024, Buffon emphasized his trust in the players selected for the tournament. He praised the squad for their capabilities and expressed his faith in their abilities to deliver on the field.

Ahead of the friendly match, the Italy squad that clinched the European Under-17 Championship title will be honored, showcasing the nation’s success at the youth level. Buffon commended the achievements of Italy’s youth teams in recent years, highlighting the positive results as a sign of progress and development in Italian football.

With a strong foundation laid by the youth teams, Buffon remains optimistic about Italy’s prospects in EURO 2024 and beyond. As the Azzurri continue their preparations, the legendary goalkeeper’s faith in the squad serves as a source of motivation and inspiration for the players aiming for success on the international stage.