Chiellini: Buffon makes difficult things look easy

From Giorgio Chiellini speaks exclusively to about team-mate, friend and The Best FIFA Goalkeeper nominee Gianluigi Buffon. The post Chiellini: Buffon makes difficult things look easy appeared first on
Via The Soccer Daily
2 days ago

team:Buffon and Dybala nominated for Ballon d’Or 2017

Gianluigi Buffon and Paulo Dybala are included in the 30-player shortlist for this year’s Ballon d’Or award The post team:Buffon and Dybala nominated for Ballon d’Or 2017 appeared first on
Via The Soccer Daily
11 days ago

Gianluigi Buffon will not retire from Italy, instead aiming for World Cup record

There were rumors that Gianluigi Buffon might retire from Italy after Euro 2016. Those rumors were wrong. The 38-year-old goalkeeper said he was ready to continue on playing for his country after Italy's quarterfinal loss to Germany."Personally, I'm fine," said Buffon. "I still get fired up by these games and I feel that I've still got something to give to this squad."Now Buffon...
Via FOX Sports
July 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Gianluigi Buffon surprised his biggest fan by getting a tattoo of his face

Fresh off one of his best ever seasons in a Juventus shirt, goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon had a surprise for his biggest fan.Italy and Juve superfan Gio names Buffon as his favorite ever player, even going so far as to ink a tattoo of the 38-year-old goalkeeper on his leg. As a reward for his fanaticism and loyalty, the legendary Italy captain planned an elaborate ruse. Gio was tricked...
Via FOX Sports
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Buffon wouldn't leave Juventus for 'double the money'

Gianluigi Buffon would not leave Juventus even if a club offered to double his wages.The 38-year-old goalkeeper, who recently set a new record for minutes without conceding in Serie A, has already said he will retire from football after representing Italy at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.But he will not be tempted away from Juve, for whom he has played since 2001, before that time...
Via FOX Sports
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon pens emotional letter ... to his goal

Gianluigi Buffon will undoubtedly go down as one of the great goalkeepers to ever strap on a pair of gloves. But it's his earnest personality that is making most of the headlines following a record-breaking performance in the Turin derby at the weekend.The Juventus goalkeeper made history in the Old Lady's 4-1 thumping of Torino, breaking the Serie A record for consecutive minutes...
Via FOX Sports
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Juventus keeper Buffon breaks 22-year record in Serie A

TURIN, Italy --Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has broken one of Serie A's greatest records, going 930 consecutive minutes without conceding a goal.Buffon broke the 22-year-old Serie A record in the fourth minute of the Derby della Mole on Sunday.The unbeaten record was held by Sebastiano Rossi, who kept a clean sheet for 929 consecutive minutes for AC Milan from Dec. 12, 1993...
Via Associated Press
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Italy and Juventus' Gianluigi Buffon announces he will retire after 2018 World Cup

Juventus and Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has announced that he will retire from soccer following the 2018 World Cup. The 37-year-old has enjoyed an illustrious career, winning the World Cup in 2006 with the Azzurri and claiming six Serie A title with Juventus. But the former Parma player, who moved to the Old Lady for a record fee for a goalkeeper in 2001, will play out the...
Via FOX Sports
January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Gianluigi Buffon: ‘Destiny made me become a goalkeeper’

"Destiny made me become a goalkeeper." marks 20 years since Gianluigi Buffon's senior debut by winding back the clock… The post Gianluigi Buffon: ‘Destiny made me become a goalkeeper’ appeared first on
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffon pleased with milestone result

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was delighted to cap his 500th Serie A appearance with a victory at Livorno on Sunday. The 2-0 win in Tuscany, Juve's fifth straight triumph, allowed the Turin giants to leapfrog Roma at the top of the standings. Roma can reclaim top spot provided they beat Cagliari at the Stadio Olimpico on Monday evening. The result at Livorno was all the...
Via Fox Soccer
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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