Gianluigi Buffon

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Gianluigi Buffon
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Personal information
Full name Gianluigi Buffon
Date of birth 28 January 1978 (1978-01-28) (age 36)
Place of birth Carrara, Italy
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current club Juventus
Number 1
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995-2001
2001-
Parma
Juventus
National team
1997-2009 Italy
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Gianluigi "Gigi" Buffon is an Italian football player. He was born 28 January 1978. He is a goalkeeper. He currently plays with Juventus.

Gianluigi Buffon started his career in Parma, a famous Italian club, winning a UEFA Cup in 1999. Later he played for the Italian giant, Juventus, winning Italian Serie A on consecutive years.

Buffon joined the Italy national team in 1997. In the 2006 FIFA World Cup he led them to the championship, allowing only two goals in 7 games. Therefore, some people currently consider him the best goalkeeper in the world.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Italy League Coppa Italia Europe Total
1995/96 Parma Serie A 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
1996/97 27 0 0 0 1 0 28 0
1997/98 32 0 6 0 8 0 46 0
1998/99 34 0 6 0 11 0 51 0
1999/00 32 0 0 0 9 0 41 0
2000/01 34 0 2 0 7 0 43 0
2001/02 Juventus Serie A 34 0 1 0 10 0 45 0
2002/03 32 0 0 0 15 0 47 0
2003/04 32 0 0 0 6 0 38 0
2004/05 37 0 0 0 11 0 48 0
2005/06 18 0 2 0 4 0 24 0
2006/07 Serie B 37 0 3 0 - 40 0
2007/08 Serie A 34 0 1 0 - 35 0
2008/09 23 0 2 0 5 0 30 0
2009/10
Country Italy 415 0 23 0 87 0 525 0
Total 415 0 23 0 87 0 525 0

International career statistics[change | change source]

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Italy national team
Year Apps Goals
1997 1 0
1998 3 0
1999 8 0
2000 4 0
2001 7 0
2002 12 0
2003 7 0
2004 12 0
2005 3 0
2006 15 0
2007 8 0
2008 9 0
2009 11 0
Total 100 0

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