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Gianluigi BUFFON

Gianluigi BUFFON

ITA
  • Date of Birth: 28 January 1978
  • Height: 190 cm
  • Shirt number: 1
  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Current club: Juventus FC (ITA)
  • International Caps: 146
  • International Goals: 0
  • First international: Russia - Italy (29 October 1997)
Gianluigi Buffon is a player who needs no introduction, having long been identified as one of the greatest goalkeepers in the history of the game – like his Juventus and Italy predecessor Dino Zoff.
  • The Week in Quotes

    The Week in Quotes

    In this week's edition, strikers Gary Lineker and Andre-Pierre Gignac give their views on some of their fellow forwards, while goalkeepers Thibaut Courtois and Gianluigi Buffon similarly opine about other top-class stoppers.

  • Buffon: Keepers need something exceptional to win

    Buffon: Keepers need something exceptional to win

    Gianluigi Buffon speaks to FIFA.com about his near miss with the Ballon d'Or and who he believes will emerge triumphant at next month's FIFA Gala.

Photos

  • Pedro Rodriguez of Spain shoots under pressure from Gianluigi Buffon of Italy during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Semi Final match between Spain and Italy at Castelao on June 27, 2013 in Fortaleza, Brazil.  (Photo
  • Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon (R) comforts his teammate defender Leonardo Bonucci
  • Juan Mata of Spain scores his team's fourth goal past Gianluigi Buffon
  • Jordi Alba of Spain celebrates after scoring his team's second goal past Gianluigi Buffon
  • David Silva (C) of Spain scores the opening goal past Gianluigi Buffon (L)
  • In this handout image provided by UEFA, Gianluigi Buffon of Italy talks to the media

Statistics

7.88
Matches Played5
Minutes Played510
Goals for0
Yellow cards1
Red Cards0

All Time Statistics

FIFA World Cup™ Final - 2002, 2006, 2010
MPWDLGFGAY2YCR
1264207000
FIFA U-17 World Cup Final - 1993
MPWDLGFGAY2YCR
301206100
FIFA Confederations Cup - 2009, 2013
MPWDLGFGAY2YCR
7313012100
FIFA World Cup™ Qualifier - 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014
MPWDLGFGAY2YCR
231661013100

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