He played for Juventus for 12 years and seemed to have entered the ranks of legends, but Leonardo Bonucci changed teams as if he was kicked out and is preparing to sue.
According to Italian media such as Gianluca Dimarzo, Bonucci is preparing a lawsuit against Juventus. Bonucci joined Juventus in 2010 when he was still a promising player, and played for a total of 12 years. He has been with Juventus for the entirety of the 2017-2018 season, except for playing for AC Milan for one year. During this period, he achieved great results with the Italian national team, including runner-up at Euro 2012 and winner at Euro 2020, and defended Juventus along with his teammates. Andrea Barzagli, Gianluigi Buffon, and Giorgio Chiellini left one after another, and Bonucci also parted ways with Juventus this summer. He moved to Union Berlin in Germany and entered the UEFA Champions League (UCL) stage again.
The problem started because the transfer process was not smooth. Bonucci, 36, who has been pushed out of his starting position since last season, has been consistently receiving messages telling him to leave, including not being assigned a uniform number this summer and being excluded from team training. Juventus eventually released Bonucci as a free agent without collecting the transfer fee.
Bonucci’s position is that his image has been damaged and insulted due to weeks of pressure to transfer. The basis for the lawsuit is that the players have the right to participate in proper training, but were not provided with the environment, and that the treatment of players from each club agreed upon by the Italian Players’ Association was not followed.
Bonucci had to use a separate training ground in the evening after Juventus’ first team training ended, and was unable to meet his coaching staff. He was also banned from using the club’s training facilities. Attorney Antonio Conte, who has the same name as Bonucci’s former manager, is in charge of the lawsuit.먹튀검증
At the same time, Bonucci declared that he would make it clear that this was a lawsuit to wash away the damage to his image and set a good precedent, and that if he won, he would donate all the money he received in compensation. We plan to donate it to civic groups and sports-related facilities in Turin for child patients in need of neurosurgical treatment.
Bonucci’s move could have a big impact on football conventions. He said that excluding players from training and ostracizing them in order to send them out of the soccer team was accepted as something that a club could do as a matter of custom. If Bonucci wins this lawsuit and sets a precedent, future players subject to release will no longer be able to kick them out of the locker room by ‘removing their seats.’