Gianluigi Buffon returns to Italy squad but Mario Balotelli left out

Gianluigi Buffon has cut short his retirement from international football and could face England at Wembley after being called up by Italy
1 day ago

Buffon and Chellini

Some Italian passion shown by Gianluigi Buffon and Giorgio Chiellini in the match yesterday, when Juventus beat Tottenham by 2-1 to proceed in the Quarter Finals of Champions League. Tottenham Hotspur 1 x 2 Juventus | 7 March 2018 The post Buffon and Chellini appeared first on
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9 days ago

Lloris: Buffon inspired me

Hugo Lloris says it is special for him to play against 'one of the greatest goalkeepers in history' Gianluigi Buffon as Tottenham prepare to host Juventus in Wednesday's Champions League round-of-16 second leg.
11 days ago

Gianluigi Buffon hints at postponing retirement but no announcement yet

Juventus's goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon believes Harry Kane is among the top-three players in the world after drawing comparisons between Tottenham striker and Fiorentina icon Gabriel Batistuta. The Exploding Heads give their rather bizarre reasons whether Tottenham or Juventus will advance in the Champions League. Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon hinted that he will...
11 days ago

Buffon not considering Spurs' match as his last in Champions League

The ESPN FC crew explain why they're picking Tottenham to see off Juventus in the second leg of their Champions League tie. Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon says he has not even given a moment's thought to Wednesday night's Champions League fixture with Tottenham potentially being his last in the competition, as he prepares for more top European nights this season. Buffon, 40...
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

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...
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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

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