Gianluigi Buffon has officially completed his emotional return to Parma - and his announcement video is one of the best we've ever seen.
Buffon, 43, joins his boyhood club on a free transfer, putting pen-to-paper on a two-year contract following his release from Juventus.
And the legendary goalkeeper received a brilliant announcement video by the club who dubbed the high-profile signing as "#SupermanReturns".
He is back where he belongs.
He is back home.#SupermanReturns :back::large_blue_circle:@gianluigibuffon @Kyle_J_Krause @ParmaCalcio_en pic.twitter.com/bh2FO6P8YX
- Parma Calcio 1913 (@1913parmacalcio) June 17, 2021
In a classy video set around the club's stadium, a hooded man digs into the pitch to reveal a treasure box.
He proceeds by opening the box which contains a 'Superman' t-shirt and Parma jersey inside, before he takes a phone call then removes his hood to reveal it is the man himself.
Buffon also took to social media, tweeting another video showing photos from his first spell at Parma - accompanied with the caption: "And now let's keep having fun..."
Ed ora continuiamo a divertirci... :large_blue_circle:#SupermanReturns @1913parmacalcio pic.twitter.com/hWafnW1EpR
- Gianluigi Buffon (@gianluigibuffon) June 17, 2021
Buffon will ply his trade in Italy's second tier following Parma's relegation from Serie A last season.
It won't be his first time in Serie B having played for Juve in the 2006/07 season.
He will be relying on his wealth of experience to ensure his side can earn promotion at the first time of asking.
The Italian shot stopper, who enjoyed six seasons in his first stint at Parma, made over 600 appearances for Juve.
He's cleaned up domestic honours, winning the Scudetto an incredible 10 times during his storied career.
The World Cup winner has also spent time in France with Paris Saint-Germain.
Featured Image Credit: Parma
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