The Zebre legend says that Spain’s decision to scrapped their weighed kepper proves that they are both nearing their.

The 38 year old Italian goalkeeper acknowledge that it is strange not to see the the Spanish legend Casillas under the post.

Now Spain have their new no 1 goalkeeper  David De Gia replacing the 35 year old Porto man  Casillas, new Spanish coach  Julen Lopetegui didn’t picked him for the world cup qualifier’s against Italy and Albania this week.

The Spanish legend appeared for his 1020 th carrer game for the poruguess giants porto against Nacional last weekend, also leveling with another spanish goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta as the maximum number of appearances for spain.

Off late he was inflexible during his tenure in Madrid as a goalkeeper under the special one.

The Italian goal keeper who has got the maximum number of caps for the Gli Azzurri’s {163 Italy caps} will touch 40 by the time 2018 world cup which will be kick start in Russia.

"It does seem strange," he told a news conference when asked about Casillas' omission. "It's a sign that we're reaching our sell-by date.

"We're reaching the end of our careers, which is normal. I'm going to enjoy taking part in it as long as I can. I don't want any regrets and I feel I can still improve."

The 40 year old Gli Azzurri’s captain Buffon was a part of the side which beat the La Roja side {spain} by 2-0 at Euro cup 2016.

"I don't have a clear memory of the Euro 2016 meeting - I don't have the mental clarity yet to look at it without the adrenaline," he said.

"We played in a lively way, as a team who wanted to get the result at all costs. We have to do the same tomorrow. That type of passion and desire is essential.

"That victory must not make us feel arrogant - we need to keep our feet on the ground and remember the humility that helped us win then.

"We are a year and a half off the World Cup, but we have to realise what this game is worth now."