Gianluigi Buffon

Serie A

Buffon, Barzagli sign new Juventus deals

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Milan (AFP) A "proud" Gianluigi Buffon hinted he is still hopeful of becoming a Champions League winner with Juventus after he and defender Andrea Barzagli signed two-year contract extensions with the Serie A champions Wednesday.

Italy goalkeeper Buffon has enjoyed another successful season with the Turin giants, helping them to a record-equalling fifth consecutive league title and an Italian Cup final with AC Milan on May 21.

Buffon, Barzagli sign new Juventus deals

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Milan (AFP) A "proud" Gianluigi Buffon hinted he is still hopeful of becoming a Champions League winner with Juventus after he and defender Andrea Barzagli signed two-year contract extensions with the Serie A champions Wednesday.

Italy goalkeeper Buffon has enjoyed another successful season with the Turin giants, helping them to a record-equalling fifth consecutive league title and an Italian Cup final with AC Milan on May 21.

Buffon, Barzagli sign new Juventus deals

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Milan (AFP) A "proud" Gianluigi Buffon hinted he is still hopeful of becoming a Champions League winner with Juventus after he and defender Andrea Barzagli signed two-year contract extensions with the Serie A champions Wednesday.

Italy goalkeeper Buffon has enjoyed another successful season with the Turin giants, helping them to a record-equalling fifth consecutive league title and an Italian Cup final with AC Milan on May 21.

Buffon, Barzagli sign new Juventus deals

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Milan (AFP) A "proud" Gianluigi Buffon hinted he is still hopeful of becoming a Champions League winner with Juventus after he and defender Andrea Barzagli signed two-year contract extensions with the Serie A champions Wednesday.

Italy goalkeeper Buffon has enjoyed another successful season with the Turin giants, helping them to a record-equalling fifth consecutive league title and an Italian Cup final with AC Milan on May 21.

Gigi Buffon salutes Juventus’s ‘crazy, incredible’ season

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It took some time to splutter to life but Juventus's "crazy, incredible" rollercoaster ride towards a record-equalling fifth consecutive Serie A title was the "best" of the lot, said goalkeeping legend Gianluigi Buffon.

A hard-fought 2-1 win at Fiorentina on Sunday allowed Juventus to stretch their lead over closest rivals Napoli to 12 points.

Gigi Buffon salutes Juventus’s ‘crazy, incredible’ season

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It took some time to splutter to life but Juventus's "crazy, incredible" rollercoaster ride towards a record-equalling fifth consecutive Serie A title was the "best" of the lot, said goalkeeping legend Gianluigi Buffon.

A hard-fought 2-1 win at Fiorentina on Sunday allowed Juventus to stretch their lead over closest rivals Napoli to 12 points.

Buffon and Dybala star as Juventus warm up for Bayern decider

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Beaten finalists Juventus warmed up for a crucial Champions League date at Bayern Munich with a precious 1-0 win over Sassuolo that saw veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and striker Paulo Dybala star in Turin.

The win moved Juventus six points clear of scudetto rivals Napoli ahead of their trip to Palermo on Sunday, kept the Old Lady unbeaten for 19 games and a clean sheet for a new league record of 10 consecutive games.

Buffon and Dybala star as Juventus warm up for Bayern decider

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Beaten finalists Juventus warmed up for a crucial Champions League date at Bayern Munich with a precious 1-0 win over Sassuolo that saw veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and striker Paulo Dybala star in Turin.

The win moved Juventus six points clear of scudetto rivals Napoli ahead of their trip to Palermo on Sunday, kept the Old Lady unbeaten for 19 games and a clean sheet for a new league record of 10 consecutive games.

Italy boycott Ballon d’Or over Buffon absence

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Italy coach Antonio Conte and captain Gianluigi Buffon did not participate in the Ballon d'Or vote at the request of their federation in protest at Buffon's absence from the list of candidates, Italian media reported on Tuesday.

The veteran Juventus goalkeeper did not make the preliminary list released in October with five goalkeepers chosen ahead of him Manuel Neuer, Iker Casillas, Thibaut Courtois, Claudio Bravo and David Ospina.

Italy boycott Ballon d’Or over Buffon absence

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Italy coach Antonio Conte and captain Gianluigi Buffon did not participate in the Ballon d'Or vote at the request of their federation in protest at Buffon's absence from the list of candidates, Italian media reported on Tuesday.

The veteran Juventus goalkeeper did not make the preliminary list released in October with five goalkeepers chosen ahead of him Manuel Neuer, Iker Casillas, Thibaut Courtois, Claudio Bravo and David Ospina.

Gianluigi Buffon Explains To 10-Year-Old Fan Why He Stayed At Juventus When They Were Relegated To Serie B In 2006 (Video)

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Speaking at Juventus'annual Junior Members conference, Gianluigi Buffon was asked by 10-year-old fan Lorenzo why he chose not to leave the clubback in the dark days of 2006 when the Bianconeri were relegated down to Serie B for the first time in their history for their part in the Calciopoli match-rigging scandal.

10 Highest Paid Players In Serie A

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While there have been plenty talks regarding the huge wads of cash spent by clubs in England, the Serie A in Italy hasn't quite been the paupers in the competition. It may seem sensible since the biggest deals this summer were concluded by the Premier League clubs, but Serie A clubs, too, have had their share of expenditure on player wages.

Future is bright in Turin for reigning champions Juventus

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Juventus faced Barcelona in the Champions League final with what can definitively be called a veteran team. The Old Lady started Gianluigi Buffon, Patrice Evra, Andrea Barzagli, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Andrea Pirlo and Carlos Tevez, all of whom are over 30 years of age.

With Pirlo and Tevez departing, the Bianconeri took the opportunity to make the squad much younger in an effort to once again reach the Champions League final and this time win it.

Champions League Final 2015: Barcelona v Juventus Preview

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The 2014/15 domestic season is drawing to a close across Europe, withfootball fans everywhere facing three barren months of summer before the action comes around again. There is, however, one small matter to attend to before the long drought.

Gianluigi Buffon slams Real Madrid fans for their treatment of Iker Casillas

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Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has come to the defense of Iker Casillas when he was asked his opinionregarding Real Madrid supporters whistling and jeering their legendary team captain.

Last weekend, Casillas was whistled loudly after conceding two goals against Valencia off crosses which most goalkeepers would have had a hard time stopping.

Gianluigi Buffon slams Real Madrid fans for their treatment of Iker Casillas

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Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has come to the defense of Iker Casillas when he was asked his opinionregarding Real Madrid supporters whistling and jeering their legendary team captain.

Last weekend, Casillas was whistled loudly after conceding two goals against Valencia off crosses which most goalkeepers would have had a hard time stopping.

Iker Casillas heaps praise on Juventus legends ahead of Tuesday’s match

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Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas has heaped praise onJuventus legendsGianluigi Buffon and Andrea Pirlo ahead ofTuesday's Champions League semi-final in Turin.

Casillas said Buffon is "a reference for a generation" and believes Pirlo in a "marvel to watch".

Despite their age, both players haveplayedpivotal roles in helpingJuventus win their fourth consecutive Serie A title and advance to the Coppa Italia final against Lazio.

Iker Casillas heaps praise on Juventus legends ahead of Tuesday’s match

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Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas has heaped praise onJuventus legendsGianluigi Buffon and Andrea Pirlo ahead ofTuesday's Champions League semi-final in Turin.

Casillas said Buffon is "a reference for a generation" and believes Pirlo in a "marvel to watch".

Despite their age, both players haveplayedpivotal roles in helpingJuventus win their fourth consecutive Serie A title and advance to the Coppa Italia final against Lazio.

Immobile Returns: What Juventus Learned from Dortmund Victory

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Looming large on the coastline of the Bay of Naples is the majestic form of Mount Vesuvius, a constant reminder of the natural forces that stew beneath the feet of humanity. It was the very destructive powers of what is perhaps the world's most famous volcano that unleashed hell upon Pompeii and Herculaneum.

Parma’s road to ruin and how the once proud Italian club were sold for $1

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During some of my very early interactions with Italian soccerduring the late 1990s and early 2000s, it quickly became clear that Parma was a team well worth watching.

With players like Lilian Thuram, Gianluigi Buffon, Hernan Crespo and Juan Sebastian Veron in situ, the Gialloblu were one of the finest sides around, a tag that was given some emphatic credence when they won a Coppa Italia-UEFA Cup double in 1999.

Parma’s road to ruin and how the once proud Italian club were sold for $1

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During some of my very early interactions with Italian soccerduring the late 1990s and early 2000s, it quickly became clear that Parma was a team well worth watching.

With players like Lilian Thuram, Gianluigi Buffon, Hernan Crespo and Juan Sebastian Veron in situ, the Gialloblu were one of the finest sides around, a tag that was given some emphatic credence when they won a Coppa Italia-UEFA Cup double in 1999.

Club In Crisis: Serie A Stragglers Parma Sold For €1 For Second Time In Two Months

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There was a time, not so very long ago, when dark horses Parma boasted one of the most illustrious squads in European football, with the likes of Faustino Asprilla, Gianfranco Zola, Fabio Cannavaro, Pippo Inzaghi, Juan Sebastian Veron, Hristo Stoichkov, Gianluigi Buffon, Lillian Thuram and Hernan Crespo all passing through during the mid-to-late 1990s.

Juventus To Announce New Deals For Giorgio Chiellini And Gianluigi Buffon

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Juventus will hold a press conference today where it is expected the Serie A club will announce it has signed new deals with goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and defender Giorgio Chiellini. The contracts are expected to keep the players with the Italian champions until 2017 and 2018 respectively.

Various reports believe that Buffon will put pen to paper on a new deal which will keep the 36-year-old shot stopper in Turin until at least 2017, with the possibility of a further extension.

Juventus To Announce New Deals For Giorgio Chiellini And Gianluigi Buffon

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Juventus will hold a press conference today where it is expected the Serie A club will announce it has signed new deals with goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and defender Giorgio Chiellini. The contracts are expected to keep the players with the Italian champions until 2017 and 2018 respectively.

Various reports believe that Buffon will put pen to paper on a new deal which will keep the 36-year-old shot stopper in Turin until at least 2017, with the possibility of a further extension.

Top 3 Serie A Players Of Matchday 5

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After Serie A matchday 5, Juventus and AS Roma are still watching everyone else from the top of the table, waiting for next week's direct clash.

Juventus won 3-0 in Bergamo against Atalanta, while AS Roma had to wait the last 15 minutes of the game against Verona, to score the vital two goals at the Stadio Olimpico.

Juventus Manager Massimiliano Allegri Proving His Doubters Wrong

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Massimiliano Allegri spent his last few months with Milan as a dead man walking with rumours circulating about his imminent sack hugging the headlines of Italian newspapers day after day. The results were simply not good enough. The once mighty AC Milan was a mess on and off the pitch.

During Allegri's reign with the Rossoneri, several players including Andrea Pirlo, Mark van Bommel, Filippo Inzaghi, Pato, Gennaro Gattuso, Massimo Ambrossini, Gianluca Zambrotta, Clarence Seedorf, Alessandro Nesta, Thiago Silva and Zlatan Ibrahimovic all left the club, be it to another club or through retirement.

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Football Art: Young Russian Artist Creates Stunning Pencil Drawings Of Football’s Great And Good (Photos)

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New pencil drawing of Arsenal hero and legend @officialdennisbergkamp. #DennisBergkamp #Bergkamp #Arsenal #AFC #ArsenalFC #COYG #VCC #gooners #gunners #EPL #drawing #art #arsenalskaya P.S.: Guys, please, tag him and @arsenal

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What you're looking at here is the work of a Russian artist by the name of Daira Isaeva, who spends her free time sketching these amazing pencil drawingsof football's great and good.

De Gea: I watched Schmeichel a lot growing up

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David de Gea has spoken to MUTV about his top five goalkeepers of alltime.

Peter Schmeichel: "He was one of the best in the world and an unbelievable goalkeeper. He was admired by everyone who watched him. I watched him a lot growing up and now on MUTV! I enjoyed all his saves it's difficult to pick one out as the best.

La Liga

Tuesday Kickoff: Buffon, La Liga, FIFA and more

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Still years away, a legend between the pipes has decided to reveal when he will step away from the game while transfer news continues to dominate the headlines this Tuesday.

Juventus and Italy national team goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon revealed he will retire from soccer following the 2018 World Cup.

For Manuel Neuer To Win Ballon d’Or, Something Truly Exceptional Has To Happen Says Buffon

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Juventus shot stopper Gianluigi Buffon believes that something "truly exceptional" would have to happen in order for German international and Bayern Munich goalkeeperManuel Neuer to win the 2014 Ballon d'Or.

In an interview with FIFA.com, the Italy international tipped Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo to take home his second-consecutive award the third in his career.

For Manuel Neuer To Win Ballon d’Or, Something Truly Exceptional Has To Happen Says Buffon

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Juventus shot stopper Gianluigi Buffon believes that something "truly exceptional" would have to happen in order for German international and Bayern Munich goalkeeperManuel Neuer to win the 2014 Ballon d'Or.

In an interview with FIFA.com, the Italy international tipped Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo to take home his second-consecutive award the third in his career.

For Manuel Neuer To Win Ballon d’Or, Something Truly Exceptional Has To Happen Says Buffon

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Juventus shot stopper Gianluigi Buffon believes that something "truly exceptional" would have to happen in order for German international and Bayern Munich goalkeeperManuel Neuer to win the 2014 Ballon d'Or.

In an interview with FIFA.com, the Italy international tipped Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo to take home his second-consecutive award the third in his career.

UCL Rewind: Atletico hold off Juventus; Liverpool fall to Basel; and more

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By RYAN TOLMICH

In a clash between a pair of reigning champions, Atletico Madrid emerged victorious.

The reigning La Liga winners topped Italian champions Juventus, 1-0, via a second-half finish from Arda Turan at the Vicente Calderon Stadium.

Juventus

Man City offered ‘crazy’ money for Paul Pogba, says Juve icon

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Juventus Ratings: Morata leads Old Lady past Madrid

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The Bianconeri celebrate their first Champions League final berth since 2003.

On a boiling night at the Santiago Bernabeu, tailor-made for the younger, presumably more fitGalacticos of Real Madrid, it was the far older, far more experiencedBianconeri of Juventus that remained standing, booking their place in Berlin for the 2015 Champions League final.

Alvaro Morata, Luis Suarez, ter Stegen…Names of the Champions League, Matchday 14

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Champions League Finalteilnehmer nach Größe

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Wenige Tage vor dem Finale der Champions League-Saison 2015/16 hat die Berliner Morgenpost eine interaktive Grafik zu den teilnehmenden Spielern veröffentlicht.Champions League Finalteilnehmer nach Größe

Die beste 11 laut Zlatan Ibrahimović

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Zlatan Ibrahimović wurde von seinem aktuellen Verein Paris Saint-Germain nach der besten 11 aus seiner Sicht gefragt und so sieht sie aus: Gianluigi Buffon im Tor, Maxwell, Fabio Cannavaro, Thiago Silva, Lilian Thuram in de Abwehr, Andrés Iniesta, Patrícia Viera, Xavi, Pavel Nedved im Mittelfeld, Lionel Messi im Sturm und die andere Sturmspitze ist ?

The Rest

Midday Ticker: Sterling, Hart injuries; Buffon letter and more

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Following injuries over the weekend, a pair of English internationals will miss out on the nation's upcoming friendlies against Germany and the Netherlands.

Manchester City attacker Raheem Sterling and goalkeeper Joe Hart have withdrawn from the two matches after suffering setbacks in Sunday's 1-0 defeat to Manchester United.

Sir Alex Ferguson mocked by Juve legend for letting Paul Pogba leave Man Utd

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