Italy and Juventus legend Giorgio Chiellini is set to sign for MLS side Los Angeles FC this week.
The 37-year-old announced he was leaving the club following the conclusion of the 2021/22 season, but is not ready to hang his boots yet.
Giorgio Chiellini’s set to join LAFC in MLS, done deal. Full agreement now reached with final meeting expected in London in the coming days, while contracts are now almost ready. 🇺🇸 #LAFC
– Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 31, 2022
Chiellini is currently third on the club’s all-time appearances list behind Alessandro Del Piero and Gianluigi Buffon, and leaves the club a true legend, and
He joined Juve in 2004 from Livorno and went on to win nine league titles and five Italian Cups during his time in Turin.
In addition to that, he made 116 appearances for the national team, and is joint fifth in the all-time Italy charts alongside Andrea Pirlo, with only Daniele De Rossi, Paolo Maldini, Fabio Cannavaro and Buffon ahead of him.