Gianluigi Buffon

Legendary goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon to leave Juventus at end of season

Former Italy captain Buffon is an iconic figure in Italian football, one of the stars of the Azzurri's 2006 World Cup triumph who racked up a record 176 caps for his country.

published on : 11th May 2021

World cup winner Buffon in blasphemy probe by Italian soccer federation

In Italy, blasphemy is considered among the worst type of swearing.

published on : 27th January 2021

Gianluigi Buffon ventures abroad after historic career in Italy

Buffon has remained rooted in his native Italy through almost 900 club games for Parma and then Juventus and a European record 176 caps for Italy.

published on : 7th July 2018

Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon joins PSG

Buffon, who played a record 176 times for Italy, has an option to extend his stay at the Parc des Princes for a further season.

published on : 6th July 2018

Here are five players who inspired Juventus's Serie A triumph

Juventus won their 34th Serie A title and seventh in succession on Sunday with one game left this season.

published on : 14th May 2018

From Frank Lampard to Francesco Totti: Football legends who hung up their boots in 2017

Here is a team of football legends who put a halt to their playing careers this year, breaking the hearts of many fans worldwide.

published on : 27th December 2017

World football fraternity hails retired Italy stopper Gianluigi Buffon

Several current and former footballers, took to social media to express their respect for the Italian captain Buffon.

published on : 15th November 2017

Gianluigi Buffon 'sorry for Italy' after World Cup failure

Buffon expressed his sorrow as the four-time champions failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years.

published on : 14th November 2017

Sad farewell for Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon

Buffon's career finished not in Russia but with a humiliating World Cup playoff exit against Sweden at San Siro stadium.

published on : 14th November 2017

FIFA World Cup play-offs: Italy veterans Buffon, De Rossi, Barzagli face do or die  

Here is a look at the three veteran warriors of the 2006 World Cup-winning campaign who face an inglorious exit if Italy fail to qualify for the tournament for the first time in 60 years.

published on : 12th November 2017

Gianluigi Buffon says 'no panic' as Italy on brink of World Cup disaster

Buffon will be hoping the outcome will be the same as when Italy qualified through a play-off against Russia for France 1998.

published on : 11th November 2017

Messi finally conquers Buffon as Barcelona beats Juventus 3-0

Two of soccer's all-time best players, the 39-year-old Buffon had denied Messi a goal in their previous three meetings.

published on : 13th September 2017