Zanetti wants to play for Inter through 2014

Inter Milan captain Javier Zanetti says he wants to continue

playing for two more seasons – until he’s past 40.

The 38-year-old Zanetti’s contract expires in 2013, but he tells

the Gazzetta dello Sport newspaper ”that my run isn’t


Speaking after receiving a career award at the Golden Foot

awards in Monaco on Monday, Zanetti adds, ”If my legs don’t betray

me I would like to extend the contract for another 12 months. …

I’ll sign a blank paper and president (Massimo) Moratti can decide

the salary.”

Zanetti is in his 17th season with Inter, having made his Serie

A debut with the club in 1995.

The Argentine defender has played 760 matches in all

competitions for Inter – 90 in the Champions League – and scored 21