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The eternal excellence of Gianluigi Buffon

By Ollie Mudd

In the panopticon of the footballing world, wherein the players are watched via satellites, in the flesh, or printed on the front pages, their character and personality are under public surveillance around the clock. 935 more words

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The goalie who could win matches

For at least 10 years, I kept joking that Iker Casillas was challenging Julio Iglesias’ status as the greatest Spaniard ever.

Iglesias’ credentials are well-known, at least if you were born before 1980. 1,099 more words

Real Madrid

Buffon breaks Serie A appearances record as Juve move seven points clear

Buffon joined the Bianconeri in 2001 after starting his career with Parma and swiftly established himself as one of the best goalkeepers in the world. 105 more words

Buffon & Juventus reach agreement to renew his contract until 2021

The handshake will have to wait for now, but Gianluigi Buffon and President Andrea Agnelli have, according to Tuttosport, agreed to renew the veteran’s contract with Juventus until 2021. 153 more words

Sport

Totti & Cannavaro on Buffon: Gigi wants to play until he's 50, he won't stop

Former heroes Francesco Totti and Fabio Cannavaro have claimed Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon will play until ‘they make him stop’.

Buffon has turned 42 and will most likely continue at the Allianz Stadium until June 2021, but former Roma captain Totti has claimed we will still see him play on for two or three more years. 176 more words

Sport

Francesco Toldo: The underrated, dependable deputy to Buffon’s brilliance

With four FIFA World Cup victories, Italy has produced some of the finest players to grace the game. Giuseppe Meazza, Valentino & Sandro Mazzola, Gianni Rivera, Giacinto Facchetti, Gigi Riva, Antonio Cabrini, Claudio Gentile, Paolo Rossi, Gaetano Scirea, Paolo Maldini, Franco Baresi, Roberto Baggio, Alessandro del Piero, Fabio Cannavaro, Alessandro Nesta: the list is endless. 2,403 more words

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Buffon set to meet with Juventus in March - Agent ..

What does the future hold for veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon? Silvano Martina discussed the 42-year-old.

Gianluigi Buffon will meet with Serie A champions Juventus in March to discuss his future, according to agent Silvano Martina. 188 more words

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