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Archives: Gianluigi Buffon

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

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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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 goalkeeper Manuel Neuer to win the 2014 Ballon d’Or. In an interview with FIFA.com, the Italy international tipped Real … Continue reading

Juventus To Announce New Deals For Giorgio Chiellini And Gianluigi Buffon

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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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 … Continue reading

Buffon Called Up By Prandelli For Germany Friendly

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

Cesare Prandelli has a big test coming up, when the Italian national team faces Germany in Dortmund on February 8th. His list of 23 called up players features some new faces, along with a few returning veterans. Yet the squad … Continue reading

Buffon returns in 2011

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

Buffon has been troubled by his back for just about three years, and when he had to pull out of the World Cup just 45 minutes in the first match, it was time for Buffon to get an operation. Buffon … Continue reading

Can It Get Worse For Juventus?

Posted on by Rami Soufi

The Bianconeri lost again and to be quite honest it was not a surprise because the Juve players have completely lost their composure since the 3-3 draw with Siena. The match against Siena was the turning point as Juventus were somewhat managing to grind resultsfollowing … Continue reading

Juve In Crisis?

Posted on by Rami Soufi

The victory against Inter was not backed by a vintage performance but served as a reprieve for Ciro Ferrara who is under intense pressure from the tifosi to bring glory back to the Old Lady following a summer spending campaign … Continue reading

Juventus/Livorno Serie A Matchday 4

Posted on by Christian

I am really curious about the Livorno players’ high jersey numbers.  They started with only Nico Pulzetti sporting a single digit number.  It reminded me of a spring training baseball team loaded with minor leaguers trying to make the big … Continue reading

Lessons Learned from Giornata 4

Posted on by Robert

For those who spent Saturday and Sunday away from the television and internet, or were too busy watching the Manchester Derby, here are some lessons we have learned (or in some cases relearned) from this past weekend’s Serie A action: … Continue reading

Oriundi And Foreign-Born Players For The Azzurri?

Posted on by Rami Soufi

With Brazilian striker Amauri close to becoming an Italian citizen, it looks like Bayern Munich’s Luca Toni will find it quite hard to represent Italy in South Africa. Azzurri Boss Marcello Lippi has hinted on more than one occasion that Amauri will be … Continue reading

Ibra Wins Big At Italian Football Awards

Posted on by George Metellus

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Inter Milan’s Swedish hitman had a big night on Monday 2 days after the Nerazzurri’s surprising 3-1 loss to Atalanta. Ibra won the award as the 2007-08 Serie A Footballer of the Year at The Oscars Del Calcio … Continue reading