Juventus Legend Leonardo Bonucci Joins Union Berlin on a Permanent Deal

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Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci will leave the Old Lady for medical on September 1, 2023 after joining Bundesliga side Union Berlin on a permanent deal.

The Italian will join Union Berlin as a free agent until June 2024 with an option of a further year.

The current Bundesliga giant have been busy in the transfer window after securing Kevin Volland and Lucas Tousart.

It was revealed that Juventus are going to pay 50% of Bonucci salary while at Union Berlin. 

The defender trained separately from the Juventus first time in bid to find a new club.

He was no longer in Juventus plans as revealed by the Sporting Director Cristiano Giuntoli in the Press conference in July 2023.

Juventus Manager Massimiliano Allegri frozed the Italian legend out of the 2023/24 season squad.

While he was at Juventus, Bonucci made 502 appearances scoring 37 goals and creating 10 assists in all competitions.

Leonardo Bonucci Age

The defender was born on May 1, 1987, in the city of Viterbo, Italy.

He is currently 36 years old and has a height of 1.90 meters (6 feet and 3 inches).

Bonucci remains one of the most successful defenders in Juventus history.

The Italian won nine Serie A titles, four Italian Cups, and five Italian Super Cups with Juventus.

Leonardo Bonucci Family

Bonucci is currently married to Martina Maccari. The couple got married in 2011 in Montacino, Italy.

Leonardo Bonucci

They met themselves in 2008. It was love at first sight for both Bonucci and Martina.

Bonucci’s wife, Martina, was born on November 19, 1985, in the city of Abbadia San Salvatore, Siena, Italy, and she is currently 37 years old, which means she is one year older than her husband, Bonucci.

The lovers have three children; the first one was named Lorenzo Bonucci, who was born on July 7, 2012, and he is currently 11 years old.

Bonucci’s first son does not support Juventus; he is a Torino fan. Lorenzo currently plays for Torino Academy and has been impressive since joining the club.

The second son, Matteo Bonucci, came into the world on May 21, 2014, and he is currently nine years old. In 2017, Bonucci revealed he wanted to quit football because of his son’s illness.

The last child of the family is a girl named Matilda, who was born on February 26, 2019. She is four years old.

Leonardo Bonucci

Riccardo Bonucci, who is the older brother of Leonardo Bonucci, was born on November 20, 1982, and is currently 40 years old.

He played as a center back for the Italy national team before hanging up his boots on July 1, 2017.

Donita Bonucci is the mother of the Italian legend who just moved to Union Berlin. His father, named Claudio Bonucci, is a businessman who is interested in selling paint.

Both parents showed love to the footballer, given that he is the last born of the family.

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