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Gianluigi Buffon takes time out of holiday to play football with local kids in park

Posted Sunday, July 17, 2016 by thesportbible.com135 hits

You probably don't need me to tell you this but Gianluigi Buffon is one of a kind. The legendary goalkeeper has proved once again that he should be regarded as one of the nicest men in football during a holiday in Italy. The Juventus 'keeper was spotted playing football with some locals at the seaside town of Matina di Massa, near Pisa. Charming, kind and still one of the greatest. We love ...Full Story »

Aduriz: Casillas is better than Buffon

Posted Saturday, June 25, 2016 by Marca.com51 hits

Spain's substitute goalkeeper is even better than Gianluigi Buffon, according to Aritz Aduriz. The Athletic Bilbao striker put Iker Casillas in exalted company, even though the Porto player has yet to start a game at Euro 2016. Aduriz also praised David De Gea for his performances of late, while commenting on the strength of his character after being accused of sexual abuse. "David is a sup...Full Story »

Casillas: I will retire when Buffon does

Posted Sunday, June 12, 2016 by fourfourtwo.com62 hits

Gianluigi Buffon has a contract with Juventus beyond his 40th birthday, and Iker Casillas will follow his counterpart into retirement. Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas says he will not retire until Italy counterpart Gianluigi Buffon calls time on his illustrious career. Juventus legend Buffon signed an extension to his contract in May, ensuring he will remain with the Serie A champions until t...Full Story »

Ranieri sends signed Leicester City shirt to Buffon

Posted Thursday, May 12, 2016 by Goal.com142 hits

Gianluigi Buffon has had a pretty good week so far. The 38-year-old has signed a new deal with Juventus, keeping him with the Serie A champions for another two years, while Claudio Ranieri has taken the time to congratulate the Italian. Ranieri, who has guided Leicester City to the Premier League title, sent a shirt to the goalkeeper adorned with signatures from all of his players. The mutual...Full Story »

Pepe: Buffon deserves Ballon d’Or

Posted Wednesday, March 23, 2016 by Foxsports.com57 hits

Simone Pepe believes Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon deserves to win the Ballon d'Or for his exploits with the Serie A champions this season. The Bianconeri look set to win their fifth consecutive Scudetto this term after going on a 20-match unbeaten run, with Buffon not conceding for 974 minutes. Former Juve winger Pepe, who now plies his trade with Chievo, insists it's a remarkable fe...Full Story »

Torino 1 - 4 Juventus: Gianluigi Buffon breaks Serie A record as Juventus claim derby honours

Posted Sunday, March 20, 2016 by PA25 hits

Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon made Serie A history in a Turin derby victory for Juventus as substitute Alvaro Morata's double helped ease their midweek Champions League heartache. Buffon, 38, needed to survive just four minutes of the meeting with rivals Torino to pass Sebastiano Rossi's all-time league record of 929 minutes without conceding, and he did so with ease before Juventus moved 2-0 ahe...Full Story »

Neuer lauds Buffon’s goalkeeping record

Posted Sunday, March 13, 2016 by Foxsports.com46 hits

Bayern München goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has hailed the achievement of Juventus counterpart Gianluigi Buffon after he set a new club record this weekend. Italy international Buffon's clean sheet in the 1-0 win over Sassuolo on Friday made it 926 minutes without conceding a goal for the keeper, while also leaving him just three minutes away from breaking Sebastiano Rossi's all-time record in ...Full Story »

Juventus 1 - 0 US Sassuolo Calcio: Paulo Dybala extends Juve's lead as Gianluigi Buffon nears history

Posted Friday, March 11, 2016 by PA124 hits

Paulo Dybala's superb first-half strike sent Juventus six points clear at the top of Serie A after a 1-0 victory over Sassuolo. The Argentina international scored his 14th league goal of the season to help the Old Lady edge further ahead of second-placed Napoli, who face Palermo on Sunday. It was also a significant night for Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, who kept his 10th successive ...Full Story »

Italy boycott Ballon d'Or over Gianluigi Buffon absence

Posted Tuesday, January 12, 2016 by skysports.com174 hits

Gianluigi Buffon is still first choice for Juventus at 37 years old Italy boycotted the Ballon d'Or vote because Gianluigi Buffon was not included in the 59-man shortlist, Sky Sports News HQ understands. The veteran goalkeeper, who is still first choice for both his country and Serie A champions Juventus at 37 years old, did not make the preliminary list released in October. Other keepers cho...Full Story »

Juventus vs Torino - Gianluigi Buffon demands derby improvement from Juventus

Posted Saturday, October 31, 2015 by PA26 hits

Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon has told his team-mates to dig deep and start playing with more fire ahead of Saturday's city derby against Torino. The defending Serie A champions head into the contest in Turin after Wednesday's 1-0 defeat at Sassuolo. The loss, their first ever against the team from Reggio Emilia, was Juve's fourth defeat in the domestic campaign and dropped them to 12th pl...Full Story »

Buffon speaks out after Ballon d'Or snub

Posted Saturday, October 03, 2015 by Goal.com91 hits

Gianluigi Buffon admits he has been "overwhelmed" by the support he has received after missing out on this year’s Ballon d’Or shortlist. The 37-year-old helped guide Juventus to their fourth consecutive Serie A title last season, while the club also won the Coppa Italia and reached the Champions League final where they were beaten by Barcelona. But despite this, Buffon has failed...Full Story »

Buffon planning three more years

Posted Sunday, June 07, 2015 by Foxsports.com69 hits

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon will play on for three more seasons in a bid to achieve unfulfilled ambitions. Buffon suffered his second Champions League final defeat when Barcelona beat Juventus 3-1 on Saturday, having previously lost against AC Milan in the 2003 showpiece. Despite producing a superb performance in the stadium where he became a World Cup winner with Italy in 2006, B...Full Story »

Gianluigi Buffon SLAMS Sir Alex for letting Paul Pogba quit Manchester United

Posted Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by Express.co.uk322 hits

GIANLUIGI BUFFON has delivered a scathing "you must have needed specs" message to Sir Alex Ferguson for letting Paul Pogba quit Manchester United. Juventus goalkeeper Buffon has seen France midfielder Pogba, 22, develop into one of the world's best players less than three years after his controversial exit from Old Trafford. And he still cannot believe United lacked vision and failed to do mor...Full Story »

Buffon: If we just defend against Madrid, we'll lose

Posted Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by Goal.com79 hits

The Juventus goalkeeper believes his side must play with "intelligence" when they take on the European and world champions on Wednesday. Gianluigi Buffon says Juventus will not set out to hold onto their lead against Real Madrid in Wednesday's Champions League semi-final, second leg because they will end up regretting it. Juve go into the last-four clash with a slender advantage having beate...Full Story »

Juventus vs Borussia Dortmund preview - Buffon keen to measure progress

Posted Tuesday, February 24, 2015 by PA173 hits

Juventus make their return to the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday night keen to see how far they have come in the two years since their last appearance at this stage. 2013 beaten finalists Borussia Dortmund, who shared the same fate as Juve that year in being beaten by Bayern Munich, are the guests to the Juventus Stadium for arguably the biggest game of the season for the Serie A le...Full Story »

Genoa 1 : 0 Juventus - Antonini spoils Buffon's big night

Posted Wednesday, October 29, 2014 by PA40 hits

Luca Antonini scored deep into stoppage-time as Genoa spoiled Gianluigi Buffon's 500th appearance for Juventus with a 1-0 win at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris. The 36-year-old goalkeeper was wearing a special armband to commemorate the milestone but was largely untroubled until Antonini bundled home at the death to hand the home side a dramatic victory and end Juve's unbeaten start to the Serie A s...Full Story »

Genoa vs Juventus preview - Buffon to reach major milestone

Posted Wednesday, October 29, 2014 by PA76 hits

Juventus are eager to secure the victory at Genoa that would suitably commemorate the achievements of veteran Gianluigi Buffon on his 500th appearance for the Turin club. Buffon, now 36, supported Genoa as a boy but has since won five Serie A titles with the Bianconeri - two more were revoked due to the Calciopoli scandal - since he joined from Parma in 2001. And Juve coach Massimiliano Allegr...Full Story »

Atalanta vs Juventus preview - Buffon: Roma will fight to the end

Posted Saturday, September 27, 2014 by PA44 hits

Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon believes it will be harder to win the scudetto this season with Roma having already shown themselves to be serious title contenders. The Italian champions are level on 12 points with Roma at the top of the Serie A standings ahead of Saturday's game at Atalanta. Like Juve, Roma, who finished second - 17 points behind the Bianconeri last season, have enjoyed a p...Full Story »

Sirigu knows Buffon will be back

Posted Wednesday, June 18, 2014 by Foxsports.com134 hits

Italy goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu is relishing the opportunity to compete at the World Cup but is prepared to step aside once Gianluigi Buffon recovers from injury. The Paris St Germain player was in the line-up when the Azzurri edged England 2-1 in their Group D opener and is ready to go up against Costa Rica on Friday. "I don't know if I will play," Sirigu said. "I am calm, I train as usua...Full Story »

Italy goalkeeper Buffon out of England game-Italian media

Posted Sunday, June 15, 2014 by YAHOO Sport63 hits

MANAUS Brazil (Reuters) - Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon will miss their opening World Cup Group D match against England in Manaus on Saturday, Italian media reported. Buffon twisted his ankle in Friday's training session and, though coach Cesare Prandelli was confident he would be fit for the clash, Italian media said on Saturday the keeper would be unable to recover in time for the 6 p.m. ...Full Story »

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