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PSG vs Lille - Tuchel confirms Buffon’s return to PSG’s starting line-up

Posted Thursday, November 01, 2018 by PA37 hits

Gianluigi Buffon will start in Paris St Germain’s Ligue 1 table-topping clash with Lille on Friday and make his return to the Champions League next week. Buffon was banned for three European matches by UEFA in June for his comments about referee Michael Oliver following former club Juventus’ Champions League defeat by Real Madrid. The 40-year-old said Oliver had “a bag...Full Story »

'Phenomenon' Mbappe deserves Ballon d'Or, says Buffon

Posted Thursday, October 18, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com49 hits

Kylian Mbappe deserves the Ballon d'Or and has talents rarely seen, according to Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Gianluigi Buffon. Mbappe, 19, helped PSG win a treble last season before playing a key role for France as they claimed the World Cup in Russia. The attacker has also made a fast start to this campaign, scoring 10 goals in just seven games in all competitions. Buffon, who arrived at...Full Story »

Tuchel: Areola in pole to be PSG's number one ahead of Buffon

Posted Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com102 hits

Gianluigi Buffon has taken a back seat to Alphonse Areola and PSG boss Thomas Tuchel is likely to stick with the latter. Paris Saint-Germain head coach Thomas Tuchel revealed Alphonse Areola is in pole position to be the club's number one goalkeeper over Gianluigi Buffon. Italian great Buffon left Serie A champions Juventus for PSG as a free agent at the end of the season and the 40-year-old...Full Story »

Mbappe can reach legend status - Buffon

Posted Wednesday, August 08, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com63 hits

World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe is a special talent capable of true greatness, according to new PSG team-mate Gianluigi Buffon. Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon believes France star Kylian Mbappe is on course to becoming one of the game's all-time greats. Mbappe, 19, became the second teenager to score in a World Cup final as he helped fire France past Croatia last month. The ...Full Story »

Neymar's World Cup disappointment could make him stronger, predicts Buffon

Posted Tuesday, July 10, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com106 hits

Gianluigi Buffon believes his new Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Neymar could be strengthened by his World Cup disappointment. Neymar's disappointment at the World Cup can fuel the Brazil star to "win everything" at Paris Saint-Germain, according to new team-mate Gianluigi Buffon. The forward described losing to Belgium in the quarter-finals of Russia 2018 as the "the saddest moment" of his c...Full Story »

Gianluigi Buffon seals move to join Paris Saint-Germain at age 40

Posted Saturday, July 07, 2018 by ESPN132 hits

PARIS -- Gianluigi Buffon has begun his new adventure with Paris Saint-Germain following 17 years with Juventus. Buffon, 40, signed a one-year contract with an option for an additional seasons, just weeks after he was expected to retire from football. Instead, he will resume his career outside of Serie A for the first time and be tasked with adding his significant experience to PSG as they c...Full Story »

Gianluigi Buffon squeezes into a pair of budgie smugglers as he plays bat and ball with a pal on the beach

Posted Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by Thesun.co.uk86 hits

GIANLUIGI BUFFON has shown again he still has what it takes between the sticks at the age of 40. The Juventus keeper, capped 176 times, forgot all about Italy's failure to reach the World Cup as he squeezed into budgie smugglers for a beach game of bat and ball with a friend. All-time great keeper Gianluigi Buffon wades in as he relazes on the Italian coast Buffon has been strongly linked wit...Full Story »

Buffon in consideration for Italy call, says Mancini

Posted Friday, May 25, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com100 hits

Roberto Mancini is preparing for his first game at the Italy helm, but for now Gianluigi Buffon will only be an interested spectator. Gianluigi Buffon's Italy career is not over yet, according to coach Roberto Mancini. It was thought the veteran goalkeeper had played his last game on the international stage, but Mancini revealed on Thursday he had been in conversation with Buffon. And the 4...Full Story »

Casillas and Neuer pay a unique tribute to Buffon by 'signing' for Juventus

Posted Thursday, May 24, 2018 by Marca.com109 hits

After Gianluigi Buffon's last appearance for Juventus, Iker Casillas (Porto) and Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich) decided to pay a tribute to him by donning his shirt and 'signing' for Juve. The images were published on Juve's social networks with the hashtag #UN1CO. Full Story »

Marotta: Juventus door always open to Buffon

Posted Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by Tribalfootball.com92 hits

Juventus GM Beppe Marotta says the door will always be open to Gigi Buffon. The 40 year-old goalkeeper is now considering his next move after announcing his departure from Juve. “Buffon is a great man, he left a wealth of great values," Marotta told Striscia la Notizia, who awarded Buffon the Tapiro d'Oro. “If he wants to play, go and play. If he doesn't want to play, the door i...Full Story »

Juventus legend Gigi Buffon set for PSG

Posted Tuesday, May 22, 2018 by 101 GREAT GOALS118 hits

According to reports in both Italy and France, departing Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is all set for a move to Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain. LegendBuffon, now 40, is regarded by many to be the greatest goalkeeper of all-time, with his near-unrivaled combination of lightning-quick reflexes, shot-stopping ability, command of his area and, crucially, longevity, having set the veter...Full Story »

Man Utd, Liverpool in contact with departing Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon

Posted Sunday, May 20, 2018 by Tribalfootball.com134 hits

Manchester United and Liverpool are in contact with agents for departing Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon. Tuttosport says United have contacted representatives of the veteran stopper, who is leaving Juventus this summer after 17 years with the club. PSG have tabled a contract offer, while United and Liverpool are exploring the prospect of bringing him to England. Buffon initially planned to...Full Story »

Allegri pays tribute to Buffon as goalkeeping great plays last game for Juventus

Posted Sunday, May 20, 2018 by PA62 hits

Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri paid tribute to departing goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon following the 40-year-old’s emotional final game of the club.Buffon received a guard of honour as he left the pitch after being substituted in the 63rd minute of Saturday’s 2-1 win over Hellas Verona.There were tears among the fans who gave him a standing ovation following his 17 years with th...Full Story »

Juventus 2 - 1 Hellas Verona: Buffon makes emotional farewell as Juventus sign off with win

Posted Saturday, May 19, 2018 by PA84 hits

Gianluigi Buffon bade an emotional farewell to Juventus as the veteran goalkeeper marked his 640th and last Serie A appearance with another victory.Buffon, who announced on Thursday he would be ending his 17-year spell with the Turin giants, helped the champions finish the season with a 2-1 win over relegated Hellas Verona.Juventus had already wrapped up a seventh straight title, so this game wa...Full Story »

Gianluigi Buffon to the Premier League: Would City, Liverpool, Chelsea sign him?

Posted Saturday, May 19, 2018 by ESPN144 hits

Gianluigi Buffon is reported to be heading to the Premier League next season, after he revealed he would be leaving Juventus this summer. The 40-year-old is still an incredible goalkeeper -- and has been offered a two-year deal at PSG -- but is he too old to make an impact in England? We asked our correspondents for the three clubs who have been mainly linked with him: Would you take Buffon? ...Full Story »

Liverpool next? Departing Juventus captain Buffon admits Premier League offers

Posted Friday, May 18, 2018 by Tribalfootball.com105 hits

Departing Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon cannot rule out a career swansong in the Premier League next season. Buffon has been linked with Liverpool this week and fueled the speculation at his farewell media conference yesterday. He declared: “A return to Parma is a romantic childhood dream, but nothing more than that, no. I feel great gratitude. I am grateful to feel the club so close...Full Story »

Juventus great Buffon afraid of retirement

Posted Thursday, May 17, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com88 hits

Gianluigi Buffon admitted he fears retirement as the veteran Juventus captain looks set to make an announcement about his future. Juve and Italy great Buffon is expected to reveal his future plans on Thursday amid speculation the 40-year-old goalkeeper and 176-cap international will retire. Buffon previously said he would walk away from football at the end of the season, unless Juve won the ...Full Story »

Buffon: I'm not saying it wasn't a penalty, I'm saying it was doubtful

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by Marca.com138 hits

Juventus continue to pore over the decision to award Real Madrid an injury time penalty in their Champions League quarter final on Wednesday, although Gianluigi Buffon has moved to clarify that he hasn't said it wasn't a penalty, but merely that he thought it was doubtful. The veteran goalkeeper sensationally lost his cool in the aftermath of the decision, being shown a red card for his repea...Full Story »

Everyone is loving Cristiano Ronaldo’s reaction when he saw Gigi Buffon after the final whistle

Posted Friday, April 13, 2018 by Dreamteamfc.com152 hits

And breathe. Another dramatic night of Champions League reached a peak when Real Madrid were awarded an injury-time penalty after Juventus had gone 3-0 up at the Bernabeu. Cristiano Ronaldo converted the spot-kick with typical precision to ensure Real Madrid's progression to the semi-finals. Gigi Buffon was sent off for harassing referee Michael Oliver following the controversial decision and...Full Story »

Ronaldo doesn't understand Buffon's protests after penalty call

Posted Thursday, April 12, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com155 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo says he does not understand why Juventus players including Gianluigi Buffon protested so vehemently against the award of a penalty that ultimately saw Real Madrid progress to the Champions League semi-finals. Ronaldo struck the decisive goal from the spot to secure a 4-3 aggregate victory for holders Madrid, who survived a stirring Juve comeback in dramatic fashion at the Sa...Full Story »

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