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Gianluigi Buffon

38-Year-Old Goalkeeper     Juventus  Serie A


Italy

Birthdate:  January 28, 1978    Birthplace:  Carrara, Italy    Nationality:  Italy    Height:  6' 3"    Weight:  183 lbs    
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April 18, 2016    Gianluigi Buffon News

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Buffon stopped all four shots he faced during Sunday's 4-0 win over Palermo.

The ageless 'keeper continues to put up a wall in front of opponents, as the clean sheet was his 23rd on the season. Buffon's stellar play has helped Juventus come from behind to build a nine-point lead atop the Serie A table, and he will look to keep it up when the league-leaders take on Lazio on Wednesday.

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April 13, 2016

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Buffon made four saves in Juventus' 2-1 victory over AC Milan.

This is the second time that the 38-year-old has bested opposite number Gianluigi Donnarumma, who is a full 21 years younger.

April 5, 2016

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Buffon made three saves in Juve's 1-0 clean sheet against Empoli.

The 38-year-old hopes this match can be the start of yet another 10-match shutout streak in Serie A, which would take the Bianconeri right into next season.

April 1, 2016

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Buffon has announced that he plans to retire in two years at the age of 40 and plans to move into scouting and recruitment, reports the Daily Mail.

Buffon said that no contract offer would convince him to change his mind and continue playing. He also said he has no interest in leaving Juventus, which he joined 15 years ago. If Juventus is capable of winning the title this season it would be Buffon's seventh with the team.

March 20, 2016

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Buffon set the all-time Serie A record for minutes without conceding a goal, but was eventually scored upon in a 4-1 win over Torino.

Buffon went 974 minutes without giving up a goal, breaking the record of AC Milan's Sebastiano Rossi, who went 929 minutes without giving up a goal during the 1993-94 season.

March 14, 2016

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Buffon stopped the only two shots he faced during Friday's 1-0 win over Sassuolo.

The ageless 'keeper has not conceded in 926 minutes and helped Juve maintain their three-point lead atop the Serie A table. The Italy captain is now four minutes away from setting a new Serie A record. Buffon faces a tough task as the Biancaneri head to Germany to take on Bayern Munich in the Champions League, but with everything left to play for, it would be tough to count his side out.

March 12, 2016

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Buffon made two saves in Juventus' 1-0 victory over Sassuolo.

Buffon is only four minutes away from setting a new Serie A goalkeeping record for consecutive minutes without conceding.

February 29, 2016

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Buffon set a personal record by finishing his league match with Inter Milan with yet another clean sheet. He has gone 746 minutes without allowing a goal, Football Italia reports.

Buffon's next two matches are at Atalanta and home against Sassuolo. If he is to earn shutouts in these matches, he will be just two minutes short of the record, which could be achieved against rival Torino.