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Gianluigi Buffon receives guard of honour in final Juventus game

Gianluigi Buffon has played the final game of his 17-year Juventus career as the Bianconeri crowned a seventh straight Serie A title with a 2-1 win over relegated Hellas Verona.

Gianluigi Buffon bids tearful farewell to Juventus

Italy great Gianluigi Buffon played his final game for Juventus on Saturday before tearfully exiting after a trophy-laden 17-year career in a 2-1 win over already relegated Verona.

PSG’s Alphonse Areola keen to stay amid Buffon rumours

Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Alphonse Areola says he intends to stay and fight for the number one shirt despite talk of Italy great Gianluigi Buffon joining the French champions.

Juventus skipper Gianluigi Buffon ‘sorry’ for referee rant

Gianluigi Buffon on Thursday apologised for his referee rant after Juventus’s Champions League quarter-final exit against Real Madrid last month.

Italy great Gianluigi Buffon to leave Juventus

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon announced on Thursday that he will leave the Turin giants after 17 years but did not call time as expected on his playing career.

Juventus’ Gianluigi Buffon expected to retire on Thursday

Italy and Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon will hold a news conference on Thursday during which the goalkeeper is expected to announce his retirement.

:Juventus’ Gianluigi Buffon charged over Michael Oliver comments

Juventus' Gianluigi Buffon has been charged by Uefa over comments about referee Michael Oliver after their Champions League defeat by Real Madrid.

Juventus on brink of fourth straight double after Cup final romp

Juventus ran riot to beat blundering AC Milan 4-0 on Wednesday in Rome’s Stadio Olimpico and lift the Italian Cup for a fourth consecutive year.

Roberto Mancini reaches agreement to coach Italy

Zenit Saint Petersburg manager Roberto Mancini has reached agreement to become the next Italy coach after accepting a pay cut to take the job, according to reports on Tuesday.

Roma chief demands video ref after Champions League exit

Roma president James Pallotta joined calls for the introduction of the video assistant referee to the Champions League after the club crashed out to Liverpool in the semi-finals.

Juventus’ Gianluigi Buffon rubbishes ‘gossip’ of Medhi Benatia bust-up

Gianluigi Buffon slammed "false gossip" for trying to destabilise Juventus amid reports of a falling out with teammate Medhi Benatia.

UEFA president backs Gianluigi Buffon’s penalty rant, doesn’t condone it

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin told La Gazzetta dello Sport he understands Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon's frustration at getting knocked out of the Champions League a week ago by a last-minute penalty.

Referee Michael Oliver gets police support after threats

English referee Michael Oliver has been offered police support after being abused by social media trolls following his Champions League penalty controversy.

Police probe threats against referee’s wife after Juve row

British police are reportedly investigating threats made against Michael Oliver's wife after the referee's controversial penalty decision helped Real Madrid send Juventus crashing out of the Champions League.

Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane dismisses ‘jealousy’ of critics

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says talk that his team benefitted from a "robbery" as they eliminated Juventus from the Champions League on Wednesday makes him "indignant" although it comes from the "jealousy" from outsiders toward Madrid's success.

Juventus skipper Gianluigi Buffon ‘stands by’ Michael Oliver comments

Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon says he stands by the comments he made about referee Michael Oliver after their dramatic Champions League quarter-final exit to Real Madrid.

Juventus boss Max Allegri defends angry Gianluigi Buffon’s Bernabéu reaction

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has defended keeper Gianluigi Buffon's reaction during his side's Champions League exit at Real Madrid.

Zinedine Zidane blasts “Real Madrid robbery” claims in Juventus victory

Zinedine Zidane has angrily attacked claims of a "Real Madrid robbery" in their dramatic and controversial Champions League quarter-final victory over Juventus on Wednesday night.

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