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Profile of the Italian footballer Gianluigi Buffon, who currently plays as a goalkeeper at Juventus. The 36-year old player Buffon joined Juventus from Parma and wears the number 1 shirt.

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Gianluigi Buffon : Juventus News
“endear the defender to Genoa’s faithful Genoa’s Luca Antonini scored a late winner to spoil Gianluigi Buffon’s 500th appearance for Juventus. Photograph: Daniel Dal Zennaro/EPA The night was supposed to belong to Gigi Buffon.”
 theguardian.com  Today
“Juventus had moved clear of Roma last weekend after Rudi Garcia`s men were held to a scoreless draw away to Sampdoria but were frustrated at the Luigi Ferraris stadium where goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was making his 500th appearance in a Bianconeri jersey.”
 Zee News  Today
“Gianluigi Buffon's landmark 500th Serie A appearance for Juventus ended on a sorry note as substitute Luca Antonini's last-gasp goal gave Genoa a 1-0 victory.”
 Daily Mail  Today
“A 94th-minute Genoa goal inflicted a first league defeat of the season for Juventus and ruined a landmark night for goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon. Buffon, 36, made his 500th league appearance for the Italian champions and wore a special captain's armband.”
 BBC  Yesterday
“Luca Antonini scored deep into stoppage-time as Genoa spoiled Gianluigi Buffon's 500th appearance for Juventus with a 1-0 win at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris.”
 ESPN  Yesterday
“Gianluigi Buffon reached another milestone when he made his 500th appearance for Juventus in the Old Lady's Serie A encounter with Genoa CFC on Wednesday. Juve paid a world-record fee for a goalkeeper when signing him from Parma FC in 2001.”
 UEFA  Yesterday
“Juventus keeper gianluigi Buffon is set to make his 500th Serie A appearance this evening when Juventus travel to face Genoa. The 36-year-old will also wear a special captain’s armband to mark the occasion.”
 Yahoo Sport  Yesterday
“Gigi Buffon believes that Juventus simply do not enjoy the same confidence in Europe as they have in Serie A. The Bianconeri No 1 has taken over Twitter today, answering multiple questions from followers through the club’s official account.”
 Football Italia  Today
Gianluigi Buffon Career Honours
  • 1 UEFA Cup: 1998–99
  • 1 Coppa Italia: 1998–99; Runner-Up (1): 2000–01
  • 1 Supercoppa Italiana: 1999;
  • 7 Serie A: 2001–02, 2002–03, 2004–05 ,, 2005–06, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14; Runner-Up(1): 2008–09
  • 1 Serie B: 2006–07
  • Coppa Italia Runner-Up(3): 2001–02, 2003–04, 2011–12
  • 4 Supercoppa Italiana: 2002, 2003, 2012, 2013; Runner-Up (1): 2005
  • UEFA Champions League Runner-up(1): 2002–03
  • UEFA Europa League Semi-finalist(1): 2013–14
  • 1 FIFA World Cup: 2006
  • UEFA European Football Championship Runner-Up(1): 2012
  • FIFA Confederations Cup Bronze: 2013
  • 1 UEFA Under-21 European Championship: 1996
  • 1 Mediterranean Games: 1997
  • 1 Bravo Award: 1999
  • 1 Best European Goalkeeper: 2003
  • 1 UEFA Club Goalkeeper of the Year: 2002–03
  • 1 UEFA Club Footballer of the Year: 2002–03
  • FIFA 100
  • 1 Yashin Award: 2006
  • All-Star Team: 2006
  • Ballon d'Or Runner-up(1): 2006
  • 8 Serie A Goalkeeper of the Year Award: 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2012
  • UEFA Team of the Year: 2003, 2004, 2006
  • FIFPro World XI: 2006, 2007
  • 4 IFFHS World's Best Goalkeeper: 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007
  • 1 IFFHS Best goalkeeper of the decade: 2000–2010
  • UEFA Euro Team of the Tournament: 2008, 2012
  • Serie A Team of the Year: 2012
  • UEFA Europa League Team of the Season: 2013-14
  • Orders: Collar of Merit Sports: 2006
  • Orders: 4th Class / Officer: Ufficiale Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana: 2006

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