# Leonardo Bonucci

This month
May 2023
# The Long Goodbye
Juventus and Italy legend Bonucci confirms impending retirement
The 36-year-old has 12 months left on his current contract.
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# Best in show
The case for Leonardo Bonucci as the Player of the Tournament at Euro 2020
Gavin Cooney, Shane Keegan and David Sneyd joined Paul Dollery on today’s episode of The Football Family.
# up for it
'Football’s Coming Home' motivated Italy, says Leonardo Bonucci
The victory extends the Azzurri’s unbeaten run to 34 games.
# Talking Points
Chiellini and Bonucci get the glory their careers deserve as Southgate's defensive tactics fail to pay off
Plus, the best team won, but did the superior squad lose?
# Claim
England’s bench could have made it to the final - Chiellini
Gareth Southgate’s squad face the Azzurri at Wembley on Sunday looking to win a first major international tournament since the 1966 World Cup.
# standing out
'England are the team that have impressed me most so far' - Bonucci
The Italy defender was speaking on Tuesday afternoon, prior to the first games in tournament for France, Germany and Portugal.
# Hope
Juventus 'want to avoid Tottenham' in Champions League
Leonardo Bonucci thinks the change in management in north London makes Spurs more of a threat in knockout games.
# clarification
'My words have been clearly misunderstood' - Bonucci rows back on Kean abuse comments
The Juventus defender said the 19-year-old should take some blame for the alleged racist abuse he suffered on Tuesday night.
# Controversy
'All you can do is laugh!' – Sterling unimpressed by Bonucci comments
The Man City star has voiced his support for Juventus’ Moise Kean.
# Racism
'It's 50-50' - Bonucci says abused Kean should take some of the blame
The rising Italy star was allegedly racially abused by Cagliari fans, but the Juve defender felt he was partly to blame for the reaction.
# bianconeri
Ronaldo and Dybala on target as Juventus go 14 points clear against Frosinone
Massimiliano Allegri’s men took another step towards the Scudetto on Friday night with a routine win.
# Analysis
Juventus fail to justify Champions League favourites tag amid collapse at home to United
The reigning Serie A champions suffered a shock loss in Turin to Jose Mourinho’s side.
# Reaction
Mourinho claims he 'didn't insult' Juve in celebration row
Trailing to a superb strike from former United star Cristiano Ronaldo, the visitors hit back.
# Super Mario
Juve deal Serie A title rivals Napoli an early blow in Turin
Juventus recovered from Dries Mertens’ early goal to ease past Napoli, who had Mario Rui dismissed just before the hour mark.
# Preview
Cristiano Ronaldo and 5 other new signings to watch in Serie A
Champions Juventus top the spree with €235 million invested in new players.
# it's complicated
Higuain joins AC Milan as part of three-player swap deal with Juve
Higuain move sees Leonardo Bonucci return to Turin.
# Trading Places
Higuain close to joining Milan while Bonucci set to make Juve return
Two Serie A stars will reportedly be swapping clubs this summer.
# Shock Move
Chiellini on Ronaldo move: 'I said to my friends, ‘Nah, it’s impossible''
The defender doubted his would sign the Portugal superstar when rumours first emerged of his possible arrival.
# Transfer News
Gattuso unsure of key defender's future amid PSG and Manchester United links
Leonardo Bonucci could be set to leave Milan this summer.
# step closer
Juve fasten grip on Serie A title as they capitalise on Napoli slip up
Leonardo Bonucci scored on his return to Turin but it proved inconsequential as Juventus earned a vital win in the Scudetto race.
# boss man
'My work is to be the players' nightmare until the end of the season'
AC Milan head coach Gennaro Gattuso congratulated his resurgent team but stressed there is still work to be done.
# Chaos
Abuse, a 'parasite brother' and a teenager in tears: the war between Gigi Donnarumma and Milan
Ever since the summer, things have not been right between the goalkeeper and the club.
# Anger
'He broke my nose after 30 seconds and should’ve been sent off'
AC Milan defender Leonardo Bonucci is not happy with the referee from last night’s Sweden-Italy game.
# back from the brink
With some exciting signings, could Milan finally be ready to step back into the spotlight?
Without a title since 2011, are the club set to break out of the shadows?
# Breaking Up
'Even the most beautiful marriages end - I don't feel like a traitor or a mercenary'
After his highly unexpected move to AC Milan, Leonardo Bonucci has denied suggestions of bad blood with former club Juventus.
# absolute steal
AC Milan pull off massive coup by capturing Juventus defender Bonucci for €40m
The Rossoneri have confirmed the arrival of the Italy international.
# Ace Ventura
Italy boss unhappy with Manchester United over 'bizarre' Darmian decision
United have refused to release the player for international duty until 5 June, Giampiero Ventura says.
# success
Juventus close in on historic treble with Coppa Italia triumph
The Turin-based club have already effectively wrapped up Serie A.
# Dilemma
Juventus star considered quitting football after son's illness
Leonardo Bonucci has had to face up to his son dealing with a serious medical condition.
# in the genes
Diego Simeone's son on the double as Juventus fall to shock defeat
It was a day to forget for the reigning champions who will be without Dani Alves for a lengthy spell after the defender suffered a broken leg.
# promise
The stats that show why Man City paid €58 million Stones
With Opta’s help, a look at some of the stats that show why Manchester City have made the youngster England’s most expensive defender.
# Stars
Do you agree with our Euro 2016 team of the quarters?
Manuel Neuer and a number of other German players feature in our picks from the last-eight matches.
# oh me nerves
Germany advance to Euros semis after gruelling 120 minutes and 18 penalty kicks
The Italians were left heartbroken after a highly dramatic shootout.
# Ready to go
Confirmed: Italy's star defender starts Ireland match despite being on a booking
Coach Antonio Conte insisted pre-match that he would take the game seriously.
# Euro 2016
'Balotelli would have been useful to this team but there's no time for us to be prima donnas'
Leonardo Bonucci is not surprised the striker won’t feature in France.
# optimism building
It proved a miserable night for Ireland's Euro 2016 Group E opponents
Italy also suffered an injury blow as defender Leonardo Bonucci was carried off against Germany.
# Old Lady
Juventus' brilliant season continues as they book Cup final place
The Old Lady are running away with Serie A and have a Champions League quarter-final next week.
# Old Lady
Leonardo Bonucci conjures a superb late winner as Juventus edge Roma 3-2 in Turin thriller
Five goals, three penalties and two players sent-off as the The Old Lady move three points clear at the top of the table.
# Trial
Andrea Pirlo and Leonardo Bonucci play American football
Is there anything the bearded genius can’t do?
# Sniper
VIDEO: And the award for most comical dive of the weekend goes to...
Kids, this is what not to do when one-on-one with the opposing goalkeeper.