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Profile of the Italian footballer Gianluigi Buffon, who currently plays as a goalkeeper at Juventus. The 38-year old player Buffon joined Juventus from and wears the number 1 shirt.

Gianluigi Buffon
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Gianluigi Buffon Career
1995–2001Parma168(0)
2001–Juventus423(0)

1997–Italy148(0)

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Gianluigi Buffon : Juventus News
““For me, Milan and Juventus are the top of the world. Then with all my idols - [Gianluigi] Buffon, [Alessandro] Del Piero, [Andrea] Pirlo - it’s normal that I have that ambition and the national team can help me a lot.”
 Football Italia 8 days ago
“Current players: Juventus paid €90m for Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuaín in Dani Alves (Brazil), Sami Khedira (Germany), and legendary goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon (Italy) – who actually played in the Millennium Stadium in 2003 when Wales famously”
 Wales Online 8 days ago
“To put Gianluigi Buffon’s career in perspective Of those games, 612 have come for Juventus, 220 for the now defunct and re-branded Parma and 167 for the Italian national team.”
 dreamteamfc.com 8 days ago
“Parma president Nevio Scala, who was responsible for giving Gianluigi Buffon his debut, admits that Gianluigi Donnarumma reminds him of the Juventus goalkeeper from "20 years ago," as reported by Football Italia.”
 90min.com 8 days ago
“Nevio Scala, the man who gave Gianluigi Buffon his debut, says he can see clear similarities between the Juventus goalkeeper and Gigio Donnarumma, describing the AC Milan player as Buffon’s “heir”.”
 squawka.com 8 days ago
“Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon almost joined Barcelona after deciding to leave Parma, said his agent Silvano Martina. He added that the goalkeeper then picked Juventus and chose to move to the Turin club.”
 90min.in 8 days ago
“Gianluigi Buffon almost joined Barcelona instead of Juventus, his agent has revealed. The iconic player left his first side Parma in 2001 for €52million (£32.”
 Daily Mail 8 days ago
“Juventus goalkeeper has heaped praise on Bayern Munich shot-stopper Manuel Neuer, calling him the world's best 'modern goalkeeper'.”
 90min.com 9 days ago
“The historic moment of the match, though, came after 65 minutes, which is when 39-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon became the Juventus player with the most Serie A minutes to his name, surpassing Giampiero Boniperti’s 56-year-old record of 39,680”
 Sports Illustrated 9 days ago
“Juventus have given many players to the national team. In the last 20 years, the national team's goalkeeper has always been Juve's - [Dino] Zoff, [Gianluigi] Buffon - the history of Juventus is made up of Italian champions and talents.”
 Daily Mail 9 days ago
Gianluigi Buffon Career Honours
  • 1 UEFA Cup: 1998–99
  • 1 Coppa Italia: 1998–99; Runner-up: 2000–01
  • 1 Supercoppa Italiana: 1999
  • 6 Serie A: 2001–02, 2002–03, 2004–05 , 2005–06, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15; Runner-up: 2008–09
  • 1 Serie B: 2006–07
  • 1 Coppa Italia: 2014–15; Runner-up: 2001–02, 2003–04, 2011–12
  • 4 Supercoppa Italiana: 2002, 2003, 2012, 2013; Runner-up: 2005, 2014
  • UEFA Champions League Runner-up: 2002–03, 2014–15
  • 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 UEFA Club Goalkeeper of the Year: 2002–03
  • 1 UEFA Club Footballer of the Year: 2002–03
  • 2 ESM Team of the Year: 2002–03 2014-15
  • 1 Best European Goalkeeper: 2003
  • FIFA 100
  • 1 FIFA World Cup Yashin Award: 2006
  • 1 FIFA World Cup 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
  • 3 UEFA Team of the Year: 2003, 2004, 2006
  • 2 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
  • 2 UEFA Euro Team of the Tournament: 2008, 2012
  • 2 Serie A Team of the Year: 2012, 2014
  • 1 UEFA Europa League Team of the Season: 2013–14
  • 1 UEFA Champions League Team of the Season: 2014–15
  • 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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    Goalkeepers
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    Defenders
    Federico Mattiello Stephan Lichtsteiner
    Dani Alves Paolo De Ceglie
    Patrice Evra Alex Sandro
    Andrea Barzagli Daniele Rugani
    Giorgio Chiellini Medhi Benatia
    Leonardo Bonucci
    Midfielders
    Juan Cuadrado Marko Pjaca
    Hernanes Stefano Sturaro
    Kwadwo Asamoah Sami Khedira
    Claudio Marchisio Mario Lemina
    Miralem Pjanic Rolando Mandragora
    Forwards
    Mario Mandzukic Paulo Dybala
    Gonzalo Higuain