Juventus star, Gianluigi Buffon has disclosed that he would be leaving the Italian club at the end of the current season.The 2006 World Cup winner won 10 Serie A titles sice joining the Turin side from Parma in 2001.He then established himself as one of the best goalkeepers in the history of Italian football.
Photo credit: Google Loyalty in football has often been called into question in recent years as we have seen some players surprisingly dump their beloved clubs for the colors of a rival club. Players like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Luis Figo and Ashley Cole to mention but a few are some of the biggest names who have traded their clubs for rival clubs in recent years.
The 2006 world cup will always be remembered by lovers of the game as one of the best in the history of the tournament as this competition featured the best players in their primes. It was also the first world cup tournament for Cristiano Ronaldo and Leonel Messi, as the duo made their debuts in the competition.
Due to the financial pressures on the game now based on the impact of COVID 19 on the revenue generation lines of clubs worldwide, an unprecedented number of big names have moved on a Bosman transfer this summer. Here, we look at key players that have moved clubs on a free transfer this season.
Things might not be looking bright for Juventus at the moment but Cristiano Ronaldo is still setting records with Juventus this season.Prior to tonight's game against Sassuolo, Juventus were in the 5th position in the league and were in serious need of a win to keep their champions league Hope's alive.
Lets quickly take a look at European team of the week Goalkeeper Gigi Buffon (Juventus) Rating: ✳️✳️✳️✳️✳️✳️✳️(7) Another clean sheet and another Serie A Win for Buffon who keeps on getting better with age. The Italian was on hand to keep Parma at bay as they threatened early in the encounter against the Reigning Serie A title holders. Sometimes its difficult to believe that this man is actually 42 years old. Centreback Yerry Minna (Everton) Rating: ✳️✳️✳️✳️✳️✳️✳️✳️(8)
Transfer Update: Buffon Rejoins Parma, Sergio Ramos Will Look To Join Another Team After Madrid Exit
The summer transfer market is now open and clubs are already working hard to add players to their squad in preparation for next season. Player representatives have been busy recently with negotiations for their clients, which means they have to consider offers from all the clubs interested in their client before they agree on a fixed price with variables.
The saying that wherever you go, never forget home is applicable in all area of life as the 2006 world cup winner and veteran goalkeeper Gigi Buffon has finally returned to his boyhood club, after 26 years of being away. Gigi Buffon began his career in the youth system of Serie B club Parma in 1991 and then made his senior debut for the club in 1995 before he left for the Italian powerhouse Juventus in 2001, where he established himself as a never to dare goalkeeper.
Transfer News: Olivier Giroud To Leave Chelsea As Personal Terms Agreed With AC Milan, Gigi Buffon unveiled
Europeans teams are busy signing players to stabilize their squad for next season and more players are to be signed after Euro 2020 especially those that performed well during the competition. For a couple of days now, transfer market has been busy, especially in Italy, France and England.
Many goalkeepers will come and go, but we will never forget names like Gigi Buffon, Petr Cech, Oliver Kahn, Dida and Julio Ceaser who were one of a kind in their prime, to make the goalkeeping department a vital department that can save games for you.
Always standing in for their teams goalkeepers are the last hope of any team and as we all they don't win games, rather the save games and in this article we will be looking at the best goalkeepers in the 21st century.With most goalkeepers showing some exceptional abilities, we were able to select three goalkeepers who have made excellent saves for both club and country in the 21st century.
While millions of viewers around the globe enjoyed one month of the European football showpiece, much credit must go to the players who sacrificed a lot to ensure that the competition retained its hype. Of course, the wear and tear did set in for players after a long season of club football, but the players dug deep to ensure that reality did not fall below the dreams of viewers and fans as they churned in a great performance to give the competition a huge facelift.
Italian Goalstopper,Gianluigi Buffon has recently admitted he would never forget what Manchester United did to him.The Italian Goal keeper recently admitted that he is still haunted by the memories of French club,Paris Saint-Germain's dramatic exit at the hands of the premier League Giants,Manchester United in the last-16 of the 2019-20 Champions League,a Champions league season he was all positive about. Paris Saint German had at first,won by a 2-0 scoreline in the first leg of the encounter at Old Trafford.However,the
Even as we celebrate Christmas, let us take a look at how our favorite footballers looked like during their early club days. Below are pictures of them: #1. Gigi Buffon: #2. Iker Cassilas: #3. Ricardo Quresema: #4. Theiry Henry: #5. Dani Alves: #6. Francesco Totti: #7. Andres Iniesta: #8. Ciro Immobile: These pictures above, speaks about the players during their early club days as the all look younger in the picture than today. Most of them like; Andres Iniesta, Francesco Totti, Theiry Henry and Real Madrid's
Nothing stands out about Gigi Buffon, because everything is spectacular. Loyalty, agility and marketability; when it comes to any and every facet of being a great footballer, Buffon has excelled. There is perhaps one thing missing from that list which he also has in droves though, longevity.
Gianluigi Buffon is unarguably one of the greatest goal keepers to ever play the game of football. The veteran shot stopper started his playing career at a very young age when he made his debut for Parma at the age of 17 years. After helping them win both the UEFA Cup and Italian Cup in the 1998/99 season, he then broke the record for the most expensive goalkeeper by moving to Juventus for a fee of £33 million in 2001.
Paris Saint Germain is set to announce Gianluigi Donnarumma as their new Goalkeeper after completing Georginio Wijnaldum deal. The former Liverpool midfielder will stay in Paris till June 2024. Georginio Wijnaldum was expected to sign for Barcelona, but Paris Saint German hijacked the deal with an offer above what Barcelona brought to the table.
Gigi Donnarumma has been on the moon recently. He went far in the Europa League with AC Milan last season, joined PSG in a mega money deal this season and won the Euros with Italy - eventually tattooing the European Championship cup on his body. Photo credit (football London)
Mesut Ozil's situation at Arsenal isn't getting any better as days turn into Months. Ironically, Arsenal on the other end are also struggling to get the necessary Results. They are currently closer to the relegation zone that they are to the premier league title. However,on social media,looks like Ozil has been having a wonderful time answering questions from the fans. He has now revealed two Arsenal's legends he would love to play with. In his words: "Dennis Bergkamp, Robert Pires, Ridvan Dilmen & Gigi Buffon
Goalkeepers are definitely overlooked when it comes to individual awards. Little wonder Goalkeepers now have their own separate awards different from that of outfield players. Goalkeepers like Gigi Buffon and Dino Zoff have come close to winning the Ballon d'Or award, only to be declared first runner-up.