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Buffon very close to PSG move, details revealed!
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Buffon very close to PSG move, details revealed!

Gigi Buffon is edging closer to a move to PSG after leaving Juventus. He left the Serie A giants following the expiration of his contract. He wants to continue playing and found the offer from PSG too attractive to decline. According to Corriere dello Sport, Buffon will be signed on a two-year deal that will see him earn €8 million per year. He will also be the first choice goalie as he seeks to end his career on a high after yet another disappointment in the Champions League with Juventus last season. The player has been criticized for being attracted to the Ligue 1 giants for money, with one former Juventus player claiming that money was the motivation for Buffon ahead of the move and not the Champions League. Former Juventus keeper Tacconi talked to Itasportpress and said: “...
UEFA condemns abuses and threats against Michael Oliver and wife
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UEFA condemns abuses and threats against Michael Oliver and wife

  UEFA has come to the defense of English referee Michael Oliver after the English official received threats for making a penalty call against Juventus in favor of Real Madrid in the quarter-finals of the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League. UEFA has condemned the abuses that the official and his wife have been subjected to after the controversial penalty decision. Juventus had equaled the goal aggregate in the tie by going three goals up at the Santiago Bernabeu, having previously lost 3 nil in the first leg in Turin. The Old Ladies were on the verge of taking the game to extra time before Oliver penalized Benatia for a foul on Lucas Vazquez in the dying minutes of the game. The call provoked Buffon into confronting and laying his hands on the referee, who then sent him his marching ...
Buffon: Am i the best goalkeeper ever?
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Buffon: Am i the best goalkeeper ever?

  Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has disclosed his uncertainty on him being the best goalkeeper to ever play the game. The Italy national team captain has featured in more than 1000 professional career games, and has been established as one of the best in the world since his debut for Parma at 17 years of age. In the course of an interview with FIFA's official website, Buffon pondered: “Am I the best goalkeeper ever?” READ: YAYA TOURE BRANDS CARABAO CUP MATCH BALL AS RUBBISH “I like the idea, but I am not someone who can support that and celebrate myself. Everyone can choose the best - for someone I might be, for someone else I might not. “In my case the career and numbers of course tell a lot, but at this level facts are facts and words count for nothing. “I n...