Gianluigi Buffon

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Legendary shot stopper, Gianluigi Buffon will be reaching 40 on Sunday and seemingly already eyeing for retirement, but apparently he hints at potentially playing at least another season. Speaking to the media in a recent interview, Buffon stated that with is contract running out next summer, he plans for some talks with Juventus' boards and…
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Higuain's Double Put Juventus Ahead of Monaco in Champions League Juventus' huge summer signing, Gonzalo Higuain seemingly showcasing the reason why he was being bought as he netted two important goals for his team in their Champions League first leg semifinal match. Playing away to the surprise team of this season's competition, Monaco, Juve once…
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Buffon Confident In Italy's Shot to Overcome Spain Italy and Spain are battling hard to get that number one seat in their qualifying group that guarantees an automatic ticket for 2018 World Cup. Having the same points, La Furia Roja are currently ahead due to their better goal difference, but that doesn't concern Azzurri's goalie,…
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Goalkeeper position is definitely essential in football as they're the last man that protect every teams' goal from opponents' attacking players. Although they might not be appreciated as highly as strikers, but since back then up till now, there are always shot stoppers that received wide acknowledgement such as the list provided by Frontsmother. Recently,…
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Being considered slightly as underdog on their math up against Spain in Euro 2016 last 16, Italy proved all doubters wrong as they sent the two time defending champions out of the competition with a 2-0 victory. Azzurri started out gun blazing since kick off, putting off strong pressure on Spanish midfield and defense, putting…
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A modern tinkerman, Antonio Conte has tried all sorts of formations in qualifying and recent friendlies, from 3-5-2 and 3-4-3 to a conventional 4-4-2. STRENGTHS A defence containing the Juve block of Gianluigi Buffon, Andrea Berzagli, Leonardo Bonucci and Giorgio Chiellini will always be extremely difficult to break down. WEAKNESSES Conte is not blessed with…
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Euro 2016 is just around the corner with all participating national teams already starting their early preparation before everything officially starts. However, before football fans get themselves caught up in the action of France Euro 2016, it might be a good option to remember how things happened back in 2012 by checking out all of…
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  Serie A defending champion, Juventus had an abysmal start into the new season, losing all two of their league fixtures so far, a situation which is rare for the Bianconeri. Despite that poor start, The Old Lady remain confident though that they can turn it around as head coach Massimiliano Allegri believes that after…
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Italy national side are set to face a tough match on their upcoming Euro 2016 qualifier as they travel to face Croatia this Friday. Although admitting that it won't be an easy task, Azzurri goal keeper, Gianluigi Buffon stated that he and his teammates will try to grab maximum result on that tie. The Juventus…
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Juventus are gearing themselves up for an important Champions League final clash against Barcelona this weekend and ahead of the match, goal keeper, Gianluigi Buffon shared his views to the media. Speaking in the news conference, Buffon admitted that Barcelona can be considered as favorite to win as they have many top quality players in their…
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One of the most anticipated tie since the World Cup drawing was made is set to occur this weekend when England face up against Italy at Arena Amazonia, Manaus (Brazil). Both teams are targeting to start their World Cup campaign with all three points and despite reports of difficult condition, Three Lions' boss, Roy Hodgson,…
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Italy's midweek victory didn't only means that they're in for another World Cup adventure, but it also brought something special for Azzurri goalie, Gianluigi Buffon, who has now equaled Fabio Cannavaro caps with the national side. This means that the Juventus keeper only need one more game to break the most capped players record for…