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...
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Gianluigi Buffon signs new Juventus contract, gets a special gift from Claudio Ranieri

At the ripe age of 38 years old, "Superman" Gianluigi Buffon today put pen to paper on a new Juventus contract through 2018. Fresh off his fifth successive Scudetto win with Juventus, Buffon was one of the Old Lady's most consistent players this season, putting in some of his best ever performances in a Juve shirt and breaking the Serie A record for consecutive minutes played without...
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Buffon, Barzagli sign new Juventus deals

Milan (AFP) – A “proud” Gianluigi Buffon hinted he is still hopeful of becoming a Champions League winner with Juventus after he and defender Andrea Barzagli signed two-year contract extensions with the Serie A champions Wednesday. Italy goalkeeper Buffon has enjoyed another successful season with the Turin giants, helping them to a record-equalling fifth consecutive league...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Juventus duo Buffon, Barzagli extend contracts until 2018

Juventus veteran pair Gianluigi Buffon and Andrea Barzagli have extended their contracts with the club until June 2018.Buffon, 38, who joined the club for a world transfer record for a goalkeeper of 53 million euros in 2001 from Parma, will play for Old Lady into his 40th year and has recently expressed his desire to finish his career after the 2018 World Cup in Russia.Barzagli's...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Gigi Buffon salutes Juventus’s ‘crazy, incredible’ season

It took some time to splutter to life but Juventus’s “crazy, incredible” rollercoaster ride towards a record-equalling fifth consecutive Serie A title was the “best” of the lot, said goalkeeping legend Gianluigi Buffon. A hard-fought 2-1 win at Fiorentina on Sunday allowed Juventus to stretch their lead over closest rivals Napoli to 12 points. And when Napoli were stunned...
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April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Buffon's heroics move Juventus closer to 5th Serie A title in a row

Gianluigi Buffon saved a late penalty and Juventus took a big step toward a fifth consecutive Serie A title with a 2-1 win at Fiorentina on Sunday.If Napoli fails to win at Roma on Monday, Juventus will have sealed the Italian league championship with three matches to spare.Substitute Alvaro Morata scored the winner, seconds after Nikola Kalinic had equalized for Fiorentina late...
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April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Gianluigi Buffon makes insane save as he continues to age backward

Juventus are marching toward their fourth consecutive Scudetto, and they have the ageless Gianluigi Buffon to thank for it.The 38-year-old netminder has seemingly discovered the fountain of youth, and if you don't believe us, just check out this save he made in Saturday's 2-1 win against AC Milan:That's a guy who is in his 15th season at Juventus, dropping down to make a save quicker...
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April 09, 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

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

Buffon pleased with milestone result

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was delighted to cap his 500th Serie A appearance with a victory at Livorno on Sunday. The 2-0 win in Tuscany, Juve's fifth straight triumph, allowed the Turin giants to leapfrog Roma at the top of the standings. Roma can reclaim top spot provided they beat Cagliari at the Stadio Olimpico on Monday evening. The result at Livorno was all the...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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