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Buffon hails Ronaldo, Zlatan, himself after nine-save show – NBCSports.com
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Buffon hails Ronaldo, Zlatan, himself after nine-save show – NBCSports.com

Gianluigi Buffon is not taking for granted his final days as a player. The iconic 42-year-old goalkeeper had an exceptional day between the sticks for Juventus in a 1-1 draw with 10-man AC Milan. Buffon made nine saves against an ascendant and lively Milan, keeping the Old Lady in the Coppa Italia semifinal tie despite…

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Buffon: ‘Older players make difference’ – Football Italia

Gigi Buffon praised Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, as the Juventus veteran isn’t the only one “making the difference” at a certain age. The 42-year-old goalkeeper was probably Juve’s best performer in the Coppa Italia semi-final against Milan, making several key saves during the 1-1 draw at San Siro. “The reason I am still playing…

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Buffon equals Serie A appearances record – New Telegraph Newspaper
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Buffon equals Serie A appearances record – New Telegraph Newspaper

Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino says he is ready to return to management quickly, showing no interest in an extended break from the game. The Argentine had led Spurs to the UEFA Champions League final last season and remains one of the most sought-after coaches in the game. But he was sacked by the…

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Buffon matches Maldini’s Serie A record and pips Del Piero at Juve – AS South Africa
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Buffon matches Maldini’s Serie A record and pips Del Piero at Juve – AS South Africa

Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon believes retiring now would rob himself of the “beautiful emotions” that remain ahead in his record-breaking career. Buffon drew level with Paolo Maldini at the top of Serie A’s list of all-time appearances when he deputised for the injured Wojciech Szczesny in a 2-1 win at Sampdoria on Wednesday. The match…

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Buffon willing to accept criticism to continue Juventus career – Black & White & Read All Over
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Buffon willing to accept criticism to continue Juventus career – Black & White & Read All Over

It’s always refreshing to listen to Gianluigi Buffon speak. The manner in which he carries himself, never hiding when times get tough, and always willing to let his teammates share the spotlight when things are going well are all hallmarks of the Juventus legend’s legacy to the game of football. Nowadays he is not the…

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Buffon not to blame as blunder costs Juventus – The Punch
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Buffon not to blame as blunder costs Juventus – The Punch

Juventus’ Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon looks on prior to the Italian Serie A football match Atalanta Bergamo vs Juventus on November 23, 2019 at the Atleti Azzurri d’Italia stadium in Bergamo. AFP photo Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri refused to blame veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon’s blunder as the defending champions were held to a 2-2 home…

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Buffon the hero as Juve hold on against Bologna – Black & White & Read All Over
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Buffon the hero as Juve hold on against Bologna – Black & White & Read All Over

Saturday’s match with Bologna had all the makings of a difficult one for Juventus. Any game coming out of the international break has the potential to cause trouble, but the Rossoblu carried an added level of threat. The team has been in terrific form since late last season, when they went on an impressive run…

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Ballon d’Or: Buffon identifies two players to win award ahead of Messi, Ronaldo – Daily Post Nigeria
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Ballon d’Or: Buffon identifies two players to win award ahead of Messi, Ronaldo – Daily Post Nigeria

Juventus legend, Gianluigi Buffon, has backed Paris Saint-Germain stars, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe to win the Ballon d’Or in the next few years ahead of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Juventus’s Cristiano Ronaldo. Buffon, a former teammate with Neymar and Mbappe during his time at PSG, believes the duo can be the new Messi and Ronaldo…

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Gianluigi Buffon was stunned Ronaldo was 33 when he scored overhead kick – Latest News in Nigeria & Breaking Naija News 24/7 | LEGIT.NG
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Gianluigi Buffon was stunned Ronaldo was 33 when he scored overhead kick – Latest News in Nigeria & Breaking Naija News 24/7 | LEGIT.NG

9 hours ago 4128 views by  Akan Anwankwo – Gianluigi Buffon reveals the short discussion he had with Ronaldo after his acrobatic goal in 2018- The legendary goalkeeper said he was shocked with the Portuguese’s age when he scored the overhead kick- Buffon and Ronaldo are now teammates at Juventus after they left PSG and…

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Gianluigi Buffon says he’s desperate to end career with Champions League glory – Daily Mail
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Gianluigi Buffon says he’s desperate to end career with Champions League glory – Daily Mail

Gianluigi Buffon desperate to end career with Champions League glory after reflecting on Juventus return and relationship with Cristiano RonaldoGianluigi Buffon says Champions League success would complete his careerThe trophy is the only major piece of silverware that has eluded himBuffon returned to Juventus this summer, 12 months after leaving for PSGThe 41-year-old also praised…

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Buffon: ‘I can still have a grand finale’ – Football Italia

Gigi Buffon reveals he would’ve retired without PSG, described the “bond of brotherhood” with Juventus teammates, getting to know Cristiano Ronaldo and that Champions League ambition. The 41-year-old was interviewed during the Festival dello Sport in Trento today, looking back over his career and you can read the rest of those comments here. He also…

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Buffon reveals what Cristiano Ronaldo told him after his famous bicycle kick in 2018 – MARCA.com
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Buffon reveals what Cristiano Ronaldo told him after his famous bicycle kick in 2018 – MARCA.com

Serie A Real Madrid beat Juventus 3-0 in that gameGianluigi Buffon has revealed the brief conversation he had with Cristiano Ronaldo after the Portuguese scored a fabulous bicycle kick in Real Madrid’s 3-0 victory away at Juventus.The Italian goalkeeper explained his feelings after his opponent’s goal at the Allianz Stadium in 2017/18 Champions League quarter-final.”After about…

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Buffon reveals what is responsible for his failure to win Champions League – Daily Post Nigeria
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Buffon reveals what is responsible for his failure to win Champions League – Daily Post Nigeria

Juventus legend, Gianluigi Buffon, has said he “thanks life” for not letting him win the Champions League. According to the 41-year-old, his failure to win the competition, has allowed him to continue playing football. The Italian goalkeeper has a lengthy list of both personal and team honours to his name, yet the Champions League trophy…

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Gianluigi Buffon Rejects Number 1 Shirt & Captaincy as Legendary Keeper Makes Juventus Return – 90min
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Gianluigi Buffon Rejects Number 1 Shirt & Captaincy as Legendary Keeper Makes Juventus Return – 90min

Returning Juventus keeper Gianluigi Buffon has explained his refusal to take the number one shirt or the captain’s armband in the first season of his second spell in Turin, saying that he doesn’t want to take anything away from the current incumbents. ​Buffon left Juve after 17 years of service to join French champions Paris Saint-Germain last…

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Transfer: Buffon speaks on taking no 1 shirt, captain armband after Juventus return – Daily Post Nigeria
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Transfer: Buffon speaks on taking no 1 shirt, captain armband after Juventus return – Daily Post Nigeria

New Juventus signing, Gianluigi Buffon, has insisted he is not interested in regaining either the captain’s armband nor the No.1 jersey in Turin, after completing a move back to his former club. Buffon had departed Juve after almost 20 trophy-laden years in the summer of 2018 to join Paris Saint-Germain. Now, at the age of…

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