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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
“Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon has spoken of his disappointment following his side's defeat in the Italian Super Cup against Napoli.”
 Sports Mole  Yesterday
“Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon got the Serie A champions off to a great start when he palmed Jorginho's shot on to the upright, only for Tevez to hit the post despite sending Rafael the wrong way.”
 Channel News Asia  Today
“Gianluigi Buffon made three saves in the shootout but it was not enough as Juve missed four spot kicks. The shootout started ominously for both teams with Tevez and Jorginho failing to score.”
 SBS  Today
“When they were rocked by Roma at Juventus Stadium, they found a way to come back and then Gonzalo Higuain's attempted lob which came back off the post with Gianluigi Buffon stranded. In response, the Old Lady had absolutely nothing.”
 YAHOOSports  Yesterday
“Rafael produced two penalty saves as Napoli won the Supercoppa Italiana shootout 6-5 against Juventus, after the match had ended shot that deflected off Giorgio Chiellini but, with Gianluigi Buffon beaten, struck the upright.”
 live.sportlive.co.za  Yesterday
“Carlos Tevez's brace looked to have been enough for Juventus to win their seventh title (to go one Giorgio Chiellini and ended up hitting the post leaving Gigi Buffon static.”
 VAVEL  Yesterday
“Rafael saved Simone Padoin’s final penalty, after Kalidou Koulibaly had converted, to win the match for Napoli despite the Juventus goalkeeper, Gianluigi Buffon, saving three spot kicks.”
 theguardian.com  Yesterday
“Carlos Tevez fired league champions Juventus ahead twice but Gonzalo Higuain scored two equalisers to send to game to penalties. Gianluigi Buffon made three saves in the shootout but it was not enough as Juve missed four spot kicks.”
 Yahoo Sport  Yesterday
Gianluigi Buffon Career Honours
  • 1 UEFA Cup: 1998–99
  • 1 Coppa Italia: 1998–99; Runner-up: 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: 2008–09
  • 1 Serie B: 2006–07
  • Coppa Italia Runner-up: 2001–02, 2003–04, 2011–12
  • 4 Supercoppa Italiana: 2002, 2003, 2012, 2013; Runner-up: 2005
  • UEFA Champions League Runner-up: 2002–03
  • 1 FIFA World Cup: 2006
  • UEFA European Football Championship Runner-up: 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: 2006
  • 9 Serie A Goalkeeper of the Year Award: 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2014
  • 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
  • 1 IFFHS Best goalkeeper of the past 25 years: 2010
  • IFFHS Best goalkeeper of the 21st Century
  • UEFA Euro Team of the Tournament: 2008, 2012
  • Serie A Team of the Year: 2012, 2014
  • 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

    Source: wikipedia.org

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