Well this is definitely not welcome news for the Italians as various outlets are reporting that their stalwart captain will be missing for their crucial game against England on Saturday.
Italy keeper Gianluigi Buffon misses today's World Cup opener with an ankle injury. He's played 140 games for Italy, most in team history
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Italy captain Buffon out of England game, with uncapped youngster in line to start - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Gianluigi Buffon has failed to recover in time to be selected for Italy’s opening Group D match against England, with the 36-year-old injuring his ankle in training yesterday.
The Juventus keeper, who has been a mainstay in the Azzurri starting XI for the past...
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Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has the flu and will not play in Saturday's Serie A match against Pescara.
Buffon came in for heavy criticism following Juventus' 2-0 defeat to Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal midweek.
On Friday, Juventus coach Antonio Conte said Buffon had the flu after last week's win against Inter Milan &...
Via AP on Fox
April 05, 2013
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and forward Mirko Vucinic will miss Saturday's clash with Serie A co-leader Napoli.
Buffon has a left thigh muscle injury that also forced him to sit out Italy's 3-1 win over Denmark on Tuesday.
Vucinic, who has been Juve's top forward this season, has a fever.
Both players were left off Juve's squad for the biggest match of...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2012
Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has decided to sit out a World Cup qualifier against Denmark later Tuesday due to a left thigh muscle problem.
Buffon sat out training Monday but coach Cesare Prandelli had said he still wanted to play.
However, after a final test Tuesday morning, Buffon opted not to play.
It's unclear if Buffon might also be at risk of missing Sunday'...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2012
Gianluigi Buffon, Italy goalkeeper
I think we played very well, trying everything to win the game. We feel we will qualify if we manage to win the last game against Ireland. Unfortunately we should have scored more goals when we created a few chances in the first half. It’s a pity because we played really well in defence but they punished our only mistake of the game. However,...
Clearly angered with his treatment from the Italian media after being linked to a match-fixing scandal, Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has made an emotional appeal to fans ahead of the team's European Championship opener against Spain on Sunday.
Reports surfaced last week regarding large payments from Buffon to the owner of a tobacco shop that is also a betting parlor. The...
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon reveals even if he had realised Sulley Muntari’s effort had crossed the line, he ”certainly wouldn’t have told the referee!”Juve fought back for a 1-1 draw against Milan last night, but when it was still 1-0 the officials failed to spot Muntari’s header go into the goal before Buffon batted it away.“I have to be honest, it was all...