Gianluigi Buffon

Born: January 28, 1978 (age 40)

Height: 6'3" (191cm)

Hometown: Carrara, Italy
Nationality: Italy Italian

Position: Goalkeeper
Team: Juventus (no. 1)
Gianluigi Buffon
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Career History
Youth1991-1995Parma
Senior1995-2001Parma
2001-Juventus
International1997-Italy
Sports Mole has 623 articles about Gianluigi Buffon. Articles 1 to 40:
Mauricio Pochettino encourages his players during the Champions League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia Dortmund on September 13, 2017
Result: Tottenham Hotspur net two away goals in Champions League draw with Juventus
Tottenham Hotspur fight back from two goals down to record a 2-2 draw in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with Juventus on Tuesday night.
Feb 13, 21:37
Mauricio Pochettino encourages his players during the Champions League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia Dortmund on September 13, 2017
Live Commentary: Juventus 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Tottenham Hotspur fight back to secure a 2-2 draw in Tuesday's Champions League encounter at Juventus.
Feb 13, 18:45
Gonzalo Higuain in action for Juventus on May 14, 2017
Result: Juventus rise to top of Serie A
Juventus move above Napoli to the top of Serie A courtesy of a 2-0 win at Fiorentina on Friday night.
Feb 9, 22:15
Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon in action for his side during the international friendly with Germany in Milan on November 15, 2016
Gianluigi Buffon reaches landmark for Juventus
Gianluigi Buffon makes his 500th league appearance for Juventus in Friday's Serie A clash with Fiorentina.
Feb 9, 20:29
Gonzalo Higuain in action for Juventus on May 14, 2017
Result: Juventus break down nine-man Chievo to move top of Serie A
Juventus beat AC Chievo Verona 2-0 at the Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi through second-half goals from Sami Khedira and Gonzalo Higuain.
Jan 27, 21:39
Cristiano Ronaldo with the Ballon d'Or on December 7, 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi and Neymar to win 2017 Ballon d'Or
Real Madrid and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo is named as the winner of the 2017 Ballon d'Or.
Dec 7, 19:06
Gonzalo Higuain in action for Juventus on May 14, 2017
Result: Gonzalo Higuain strike stuns leaders Napoli
Gonzalo Higuain strikes against his former club as Juventus close the gap on Serie A leaders Napoli to one point.
Dec 1, 21:43
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Juventus back on track in Serie A with victory over Crotone
Juventus break down strugglers Crotone to earn a 3-0 victory in Turin, taking them back up to third place in the Serie A table.
Nov 26, 21:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Juventus want Thibaut Courtois to replace Gianluigi Buffon?
Juventus are reportedly weighing up making a move for Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois as a replacement for veteran stopper Gianluigi Buffon.
Nov 24, 09:29
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Juventus, Barcelona draw blank but Spanish giants grab last-16 spot
Barcelona fail to score against Juventus, but secure a place in the last 16 of the Champions League with a goalless draw in Turin.
Nov 22, 21:36
Lionel Messi of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Team News: Lionel Messi on bench as Barcelona face Juventus
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde names Lionel Messi on the bench for Wednesday night's Champions League trip to Juventus.
Nov 22, 18:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Carlo Ancelotti in frame to take on Italy manager's job?
Carlo Ancelotti is reportedly seen as the big favourite to replace Giampiero Ventura as Italy manager in the wake of the Azzurri's failure to qualify for the World Cup.
Nov 14, 13:40
Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon in action for his side during the international friendly with Germany in Milan on November 15, 2016
Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon 'confirms retirement from international football'
Gianluigi Buffon suggests that he has retired from international football following Italy's failure to qualify for the 2018 Russia World Cup.
Nov 13, 22:17
Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon in action for his side during the international friendly with Germany in Milan on November 15, 2016
Result: Italy to miss first World Cup in 60 years as Sweden win playoff tie
The World Cup will be staged without Italy for the first time in 60 years due to the Azzurri's defeat to Sweden in their playoff tie.
Nov 13, 21:42
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Jakob Johansson strike gives Sweden first-leg advantage over Italy
Sweden claim a 1-0 advantage over Italy in the first leg of their World Cup qualifying showdown.
Nov 10, 21:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Juventus salvage draw at Sporting Lisbon
Juventus miss out on the chance to secure their place in the last 16 of the Champions League in a 1-1 draw against Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday night.
Oct 31, 21:59
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri during the Serie A match against Roma on May 14, 2017
Result: Gonzalo Higuain double earns Juventus win at AC Milan
Two goals from Gonzalo Higuain earn Juventus a 2-0 victory over AC Milan in their Serie A clash at San Siro.
Oct 28, 18:55
David De Gea can't believe his beautiful eyes during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester United on October 23, 2016
Man United's David de Gea fails to get one vote in FIFA Best Goalkeeper award
Manchester United star David de Gea reportedly fails to receive a single vote for the FIFA Best Goalkeeper award.
Oct 24, 09:56
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri during the Serie A match against Roma on May 14, 2017
Result: Champions Juventus return to winning ways at Udinese
Sami Khedira scores a hat-trick as Juventus beat Udinese 6-2 at the Stadio Friuli to return to winning ways in Serie A.
Oct 22, 18:53
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Juventus leave it late to overcome Sporting Lisbon
Juventus claim a narrow 2-1 win over Sporting Lisbon in Wednesday night's Champions League encounter at the Juventus Stadium.
Oct 18, 21:41
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Wojciech Szczesny: 'Arsenal did not improve me in any way'
Wojciech Szczesny accuses former club Arsenal of failing to develop him prior to departing for Italian football two years ago.
Oct 17, 16:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Juventus fall to rare home defeat as Lazio move up to second
Juventus lose 2-1 at home to Lazio to slip down to fourth place in the Serie A standings, having thrown away a first-half lead.
Oct 14, 18:56
Gareth Bale in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Austria on September 2, 2017
Best XI: Players to have missed out on World Cup qualification
Sports Mole selects the best XI of players who have failed to qualify for next summer's World Cup, including Alexis Sanchez, Gareth Bale and two Ballon d'Or nominees.
Oct 11, 17:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Wojciech Szczesny: "I need to win everything"
Wojciech Szczesny says that he left Arsenal for Serie A champions Juventus due to a "need to win everything".
Oct 10, 15:44
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Italy's Antonio Candreva seals victory over Albania in final qualifier
Italy round off their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 1-0 triumph over Albania.
Oct 9, 21:35
Sadio Mane in action during the Champions League playoff between Liverpool and Hoffenheim on August 23, 2017
Liverpool's Sadio Mane on shortlist for Ballon d'Or
Liverpool winger Sadio Mane is on the latest list of players to be nominated for the Ballon d'Or.
Oct 9, 17:06
Italy manager Giampiero Ventura on the touchline during the international friendly with Germany in Milan on November 15, 2016
Gianluigi Buffon defends under-fire manager Giampiero Ventura
Italy manager Giampiero Ventura should not be judged on results over the past month, according to skipper Gianluigi Buffon.
Oct 8, 15:31
Italy manager Giampiero Ventura on the touchline during the international friendly with Germany in Milan on November 15, 2016
Result: Italy settle for second place with point at home to Macedonia
Italy let a one-goal lead slip late on against Macedonia to draw 1-1 and ensure that they can no longer finish top of Group G in World Cup qualifying.
Oct 6, 21:39
Matteo Darmian of Manchester United in action during their Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Matteo Darmian: 'Man United's David de Gea is better than Gianluigi Buffon'
Manchester United defender Matteo Darmian says that teammate David de Gea is a better goalkeeper than Italy's Gianluigi Buffon.
Oct 6, 18:27
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri during the Serie A match against Roma on May 14, 2017
Result: Juventus drop first league points as Atalanta BC battle to draw
Juventus squander a two-goal lead at the Atleti Azzurri d'Italia as they are made to settle for a 2-2 draw against Atalanta BC.
Oct 1, 21:42
Cristiano Ronaldo at the Best FIFA Football Awards on January 9, 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar shortlisted for Best FIFA Men's Player award
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar make up the shortlist for this year's Best FIFA Men's Player award.
Sep 22, 19:14
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Champions League matchday one: Five things we learned
Sports Mole takes a look at five things we learned from matchday one of the Champions League group stages.
Sep 14, 09:27
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Lionel Messi inspires Barcelona to comfortable win over Juventus
Lionel Messi scores two and creates another to inspire Barcelona to a 3-0 win over Juventus in their Champions League Group D opener.
Sep 12, 21:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Ousmane Dembele starts for Barcelona
Ousmane Dembele starts alongside Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi as Barcelona welcome Juventus in the Champions League.
Sep 12, 18:51
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Gianluigi Buffon: 'Keylor Navas a great goalkeeper'
Gianluigi Buffon says that Real Madrid's Keylor Navas "is a great goalkeeper", despite suggestions that the Spanish and European champions are weak between the sticks.
Sep 5, 18:03
Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon in action for his side during the international friendly with Germany in Milan on November 15, 2016
Gianluigi Buffon: 'Italy can still make World Cup'
Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon insists that his team can still make the 2018 World Cup despite falling three points off the pace in their World Cup qualifying section.
Sep 3, 15:12
Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon in action for his side during the international friendly with Germany in Milan on November 15, 2016
Ronaldo: 'Gianluigi Buffon is a phenomenon'
Former Brazil striker Ronaldo believes that Gianluigi Buffon remains the best player in the Italy squad, even at the age of 39.
Sep 2, 22:12
Marco Asensio in action during the friendly between Italy under-21s and Spain under-21s on March 27, 2017
Team News: Marco Asensio starts for Spain against Italy
Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio starts for Spain in their World Cup qualifier against Italy at the Bernabeu.
Sep 2, 18:43
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Sergio Ramos wants to emulate close friend Fabio Cannavaro
Sergio Ramos insists that snatching the Ballon d'Or award from Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo after a decade of dominance is 'not a crazy thought'.
Aug 29, 16:18
Cristiano Ronaldo at the Best FIFA Football Awards on January 9, 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo named UEFA Men's Player of the Year
Cristiano Ronaldo is named as UEFA Men's Player of the Year, while Real Madrid teammates Sergio Ramos and Luka Modric also pick up accolades.
Aug 24, 18:57

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Napoli25213155154066
2Juventus25212262154765
3Roma25155540192150
4Inter Milan25139340211948
5Lazio24144659332646
6Sampdoria25125844331141
7AC Milan2512583530541
8Atalanta BCAtalanta2510873729838
9Torino2581253530536
10Udinese25103123636033
11Fiorentina258893432232
12Bologna2593133138-730
13Genoa2586112125-430
14AC Chievo VeronaChievo2567122342-1925
15CagliariCagliari2574142336-1325
16SassuoloSassuolo2565141543-2823
17Crotone2556142144-2321
18SPALSPAL2538142347-2417
19Hellas VeronaHellas Verona2444162248-2616
20BeneventoBenevento2531211858-4010
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