Soccer-Buffon signs one-year deal with PSG

PARIS, July 6 (Reuters) - Former Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has signed for French champions Paris Saint Germain (PSG) on a one-year contract with the option of an extra year, the club said on Friday.

"It is with a great feeling of happiness that I join Paris Saint-Germain," Buffon told the Ligue 1 club's website

"For the first time in my career, I am leaving my country and only a project this ambitious could have encouraged me to make such a decision. I want to thank the club and the president for their confidence." (Reporting by Arjun Panchadar in Bengaluru; Editing by Ken Fferris)