Retirement confirmed by Italy's Juventus Legend, Leonardo Bonucci

At the age of 37, veteran defender and Juventus icon Leonardo Bonucci announced his retirement on Wednesday.

During his career, Bonucci played for multiple teams, including Juventus where he spent 12 seasons. He also had stints at AC Milan, Treviso, Pisa, Bari, and Union Berlin before his final brief period with Fenerbahçe last season.

During his tenure in Turin, he made a significant mark by achieving 19 trophies, which include five Serie A titles.

According to a statement released by Juventus, a significant contributor to our recent past has opted to retire from the realm of football.

After careful consideration, Leonardo Bonucci has made the decision to retire from the sport of football. This news deeply affects us as Leo’s legacy is deeply ingrained in the history of Juventus. Having played in 502 matches wearing the black and white jersey, he has earned eight league titles, four Italian Cups, and five Italian Super Cups.

Leonardo Bonucci has announced his retirement from football.The news of Leonardo Bonucci’s retirement from football was confirmed by Daniele Badolato of Juventus FC via Getty Images.

Bonucci spent 12 seasons with the BBC, a defensive trio that includes Andrea Barzagli and Giorgio Chiellini , considered pillars of the team. Together, they have created a legacy and written numerous legendary pages in the history of the BBC.

In September, we bid farewell, yet the bond that connects us remains unbreakable. This remains true even as Leo begins a new journey in his life, and we only hope for the best for him.

Italian footballer Bonucci represented his country 121 times and participated in both the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups. He also took part in three European Championship events, including the victorious Euro 2020.

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