Italian European champion Giorgio Chiellini will end his international career after a friendly against Copa America winners Argentina in June, he has announced.
The captain of Squadra Azura will return his armband and take off his jersey. Giorgio Chiellini (116 selections), 37, will say his international farewell in June, which is his intention anyway.
“If I am healthy, I will play Italy-Argentina at Wembley on 1 June. I would like to say goodbye to the Azzurri jersey with a match like this,” he said in the mixed field after Juve’s win. It would be the best gala match. To say goodbye to you. You have to make room for the youth.” A bronze medalist at the Athens Games in 2004, Chiellini counted on being able to finish in the World Cup in style with the azureo jersey, but after a surprise defeat against Italy, Italy would miss the World Cup for the second time in a row. North Macedonia.
Chiellini needs to think about continuing his club career
Chiellini will no longer have a chance to taste the scent of the World Cup. Juventus’ symbol for the defender (at the club since 2005), so the World Cup would be summed up in two eliminations in the first round of the competition in 2010 and 2014. One will still have a very vivid memory of the wonderful Euro won brilliantly, at the end of which he will be voted the best defender of the competition.
Regarding the rest of his club career, Chiellini does not shy away from continuing, who still has a contract running until June 2023: “I am very calm. Finalize the Coppa Italia, then I will be with my two families.” Will reflect: of house and land before deciding what to do next year. I’m 38 and it’s normal to sit and think.”
Juventus made a good deal on day 34 of Serie A with a win at Sassuolo (2-1) on Monday evening, which allows the Turinese to return a point from Naples, who are third in the standings. It was Moses Keane who gave Juve an extreme victory by deceiving Consegli with a point-blank shot (88th) that passed through the legs of the Sassuolo goalkeeper.