Gianluigi Buffon

Born: January 28, 1978 (age 39)

Height: 6'3" (191cm)

Hometown: Carrara, Italy
Nationality: Italy Italian

Position: Goalkeeper
Team: Juventus (no. 1)
Gianluigi Buffon
Career History
Youth1991-1995Parma
Senior1995-2001Parma
2001-Juventus
International1997-Italy
Sports Mole has 612 articles about Gianluigi Buffon. Articles 1 to 40:
Carlo Ancelotti, coach of Real Madrid reacts during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 2, 2014
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
Sweden's players celebrate after Ireland scored an own goal during the Euro 2016 group E football match between Ireland and Sweden at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis on June 13, 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
Massimiliano Allegri watches on during the Serie A game between Milan and Juventus on April 9, 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
Mario Mandzukic celebrates scoring with a fag up his nose during the Serie A game between Milan and Juventus on April 9, 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
Wojciech Szczesny Arsenal FC during an Arsenal training session at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium on July 13, 2013
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
Juventus' coach Massimiliano Allegri reacts during the Italian Serie A football match Juventus Vs Bologna on October 4, 2015
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
Wojciech Szczesny of Arsenal celebrates after Olivier Giroud of Arsenal scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on September 01, 2013
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
Lazio's midfielder Antonio Candreva celebrates after scoring a goal during the Serie A football match Lazio Rome vs Sampdoria Genoa on April 6, 2014
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 view of the stadium prior to kickoff during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City at Camp Nou on March 12, 2014
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
Keylor Navas for Real Madrid on August 31, 2014
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
Sergio Ramos kisses the trophy after the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 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
Ciro Immobile in action during the Coppa Italia game between Lazio and Roma on March 1, 2017
Result: Lazio stun Juventus in Supercoppa
Lazio beat Serie A champions Juventus 3-2 in Rome to claim the Supercoppa Italiana.
Aug 13, 21:41
Kieran Trippier of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the UEFA Europa League Group J match between RSC Anderlecht and Tottenham Hotspur FC at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium on October 22, 2015 in Brussels, Belgium.
Result: Tottenham Hotspur beat Juventus as Kieran Trippier forced off with injury
Tottenham Hotspur claim a solid 2-0 win over Juventus in Saturday's pre-season friendly at Wembley Stadium as Kieran Trippier is forced off in the first half.
Aug 5, 19:28
Juventus' goalkeeper from Italy Gianluigi Buffon celebrates after teammate Juventus' forward from Italy Simone Zaza scored during the UEFA Champions League football match Juventus vs FC Sevilla on September 30, 2015
Hugo Lloris: 'Gianluigi Buffon is an inspiration'
Tottenham Hotspur captain Hugo Lloris hails "legendary" Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon as an inspiration ahead of the pre-season friendly between the two sides.
Aug 3, 20:17
Mario Mandzukic celebrates scoring with a fag up his nose during the Serie A game between Milan and Juventus on April 9, 2016
Result: Juventus beat rivals Roma on penalties in final International Champions Cup game
Juventus claim a 5-4 penalties victory over Serie A rivals Roma in the final game of the International Champions Cup at the Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts.
Jul 30, 23:20
Neymar celebrates getting on the scoresheet during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Getafe on March 12, 2016
Result: Neymar nets brace as Barcelona beat Juventus in pre-season clash
Neymar nets a brace as Barcelona begin their preparations for the 2017-18 campaign with a 2-1 victory over Italian champions Juventus in New Jersey.
Jul 23, 00:56
Wojciech Szczesny of AS Roma in action during the pre-season friendly match between AS Roma and Sevilla FC at Olimpico Stadium on August 14, 2015
Arsene Wenger backs Wojciech Szczesny to replace Gianluigi Buffon at Juventus
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes that offloading Wojciech Szczesny to Juventus is good news for all three parties, with the transfer fee rumoured to be £13.5m.
Jul 20, 15:47
Wojciech Szczesny of AS Roma in action during the pre-season friendly match between AS Roma and Sevilla FC at Olimpico Stadium on August 14, 2015
Juventus complete signing of Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny
Juventus complete the signing of Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny from Arsenal on a four-year contract.
Jul 19, 15:05
Wojciech Szczesny of AS Roma in action during the pre-season friendly match between AS Roma and Sevilla FC at Olimpico Stadium on August 14, 2015
Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny arrives in Turin to complete Juventus move
Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny arrives in Italy to finalise a reported £13m move to Juventus.
Jul 18, 11:06
Wojciech Szczesny of AS Roma in action during the pre-season friendly match between AS Roma and Sevilla FC at Olimpico Stadium on August 14, 2015
Wojciech Szczesny 'closing in on £13m Juventus move'
Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny is reportedly hopeful of completing his £13m move to Juventus within the next week.
Jul 11, 22:16
Norberto Neto goalkeeper of Fiorentina in action during the Serie A match between ACF Fiorentina and FC Internazionale Milano at Stadio Artemio Franchi on October 5, 2014
Valencia complete Neto signing from Juventus
Valencia complete the signing of Brazilian goalkeeper Norberto Neto from Juventus on a four-year deal.
Jul 8, 13:27
Gianluigi Donnarumma in action during the Serie A game between Roma and Milan on December 12, 2016
Gianluigi Buffon offers advice to Gianluigi Donnarumma on AC Milan future
Juventus and Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon tells heir apparent Gianluigi Buffon to 'do whatever makes him happy' as he continues to deliberate over his AC Milan future.
Jul 1, 17:48



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Napoli1210203282432
2Juventus12101135112431
3Inter Milan129302391430
4Lazio1191131121928
5Roma119022171427
6Sampdoria1172224131123
7AC Milan126151816219
8Torino124531719-217
9AC Chievo VeronaChievo124441419-516
10Atalanta BCAtalanta124441916316
11Fiorentina125162117416
12Bologna124261115-414
13CagliariCagliari124081121-1012
14Udinese114071822-412
15Crotone123361123-1212
16SPALSPAL122371020-109
17SassuoloSassuolo12228621-158
18Genoa121381019-96
19Hellas VeronaHellas Verona12138826-186
20BeneventoBenevento120012531-260
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