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Gianluigi Buffon set a new Serie A appearances record on Saturday as the 42-year-old goalkeeper played his 648th Italian top-flight match in Juventus’ game against Torino.

Gianluigi Buffon confirms when he will retire

After a career spanning 21 years, it is difficult to see when Gianluigi Buffon will retire. But he has publicly stated when he will quit football by. "June 2023 is the latest," the Juventus keeper told 'The Guardian', although he made it clear that that does not mean he could say goodbye "in four months time".
Gianluigi Buffon set a new Serie A appearances record on Saturday as the 42-year-old goalkeeper played his 648th Italian top-flight match in Juventus’ game against Torino.

Juventus keeper Gianluigi Buffon fined for blasphemy

The 43-year-old Italian World Cup winner, who escaped a ban for the offence, was overheard using a "blasphemous expression" towards teammate Manolo Portanova during Juve's 4-0 league win over Parma on December 19.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice on his return to the Juventus side as the Old Lady beat Spezia 4-1 on Sunday.

Cristiano Ronaldo wins 2020 Golden Foot Award

Now, the 35-year-old is adding another gong to the honour rolls once again. Ronaldo has been awarded the Golden Foot award for 2020. He achieved this honour by beating out stiff competition from the likes Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski, Juve’s Giorgio Chiellini, PSG’s Neymar, Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos, Man City’s Sergio Aguero, Barcelona’s Gerard Pique, Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and Inter Milan’s Arturo Vidal.
Spain and Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos is set to break even more records this international break.

Spain captain Sergio Ramos set to break more records

Spain and Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos is set to break even more records this international break. The Andalusian, should he take to the field against the Netherlands, will equal Gianluigi Buffon’s record for the most appearances for a European national team.
Roberto Mancini has expressed his sadness at seeing Mario Balotelli go from being Italian football's golden boy to the odd man out.

Roberto Mancini: Mario Balotelli should be playing for Italy

Italy boss Mancini gave Balotelli his Serie A debut for Inter when the striker was just 17 years old, in December 2007, and a first Azzurri cap came before his 20th birthday.
Lionel Messi is uncomfortable at Barcelona, according to Juan Sebastian Veron, who says the Argentine superstar is struggling amid the Blaugrana's search for an identity.

Juan Sebastian Veron: Leo Messi is uncomfortable at Barcelona

Lionel Messi is uncomfortable at Barcelona, according to Juan Sebastian Veron, who says the Argentine superstar is struggling amid the Blaugrana's search for an identity.

Barcelona legend Ronaldinho contracts coronavirus

The World Cup winner, through a story he posted on Instagram, broke the news, saying that he tested positive for Coronavirus, while being asymptomatic, and self-isolating in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Luis Suarez “behaved like a rat” during a Champions League reunion with Liverpool, says John Aldridge, with the Barcelona striker’s antics at Camp Nou considered to be “not acceptable”.

Luis Suarez in Italy to take citizenship test ahead of Juventus move

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is in Perugia to undergo an Italian citizenship test ahead of completing a move to Juventus.
Sami Khedira has returned to the Juventus squad for their Serie A game at home to AC Milan on Saturday.

Juventus ready to terminate Sami Khedira contract

Juventus are set to terminate Sami Khedira’s contract, with the former Germany international not in the plans of new head coach Andrea Pirlo, Goal reports.
Kylian Mbappe was absent from Paris Saint-Germain training once again on Tuesday, as he continues to struggle with a throat infection ahead of a Champions League showdown against Borussia Dortmund.

Paris Saint-Germain star tests positive for coronavirus

Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe has tested positive for coronavirus and has left the France national squad
Chelsea made unsuccessful attempts to sign Neymar from Santos ahead of his move to Barcelona, it has emerged.

Neymar matches Lionel Messi with Champions League feat against Atalanta

Neymar has etched his name into the history books after playing a lively part in Paris Saint-Germain's dramatic 2-1 win over Atalanta in the Champions League quarter-finals.
Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette said he was flattered by rumoured interest from Barcelona as he added to mounting speculation a transfer away from Emirates Stadium could be in the offing.

Juventus offer Arsenal Gonzalo Higuain, Douglas Costa for Alexandre Lacazette

Serie A giants Juventus will reportedly offer Arsenal a choice of Gonzalo Higuain, Douglas Costa or Cristian Romero in exchange for Alexandre Lacazette.
Juventus are confident Andrea Pirlo is “destined for greatness” and a natural fit for the club, says chief football officer Fabio Paratici.

Juventus clear-out expected this summer

Juventus are looking to modernize the club after Andrea Pirlo’s arrival, which could herald a dramatic change in the fortunes of several squad players.
Gianluigi Buffon believes Juventus need to freshen up their squad after bowing out of the Champions League on Friday.

Gianluigi Buffon urges Juventus to rejuvenate squad after Champions League exit

Cristiano Ronaldo’s brace guided Juve to a 2-1 win over Lyon in Turin, but they fell on away goals after the 2-2 aggregate draw in the last-16 tie.
Juventus coach, Maurizio Sarri, still believes that playing at home continues to offer an advantage in spite of matches currently being played without fans because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Juventus boss picks positives from Roma defeat

Maurizio Sarri believes “a little fear can do us good” after seeing Juventus prepare for their crucial Champions League tie against Lyon by losing 3-1 to Roma on the final weekend of the Serie A season.
Bruno Fernandes has billed Cristiano Ronaldo as “the most skilful player [he has] ever seen”, while the Manchester United midfielder has also recognised the “amazing” qualities of club-mate Marcus Rashford.

Bruno Fernandes: Cristiano Ronaldo the most skilful player I’ve ever seen

Bruno Fernandes has billed Cristiano Ronaldo as “the most skilful player [he has] ever seen”, while the Manchester United midfielder has also recognised the “amazing” qualities of club-mate Marcus Rashford.
Gianluigi Buffon set a new Serie A appearances record on Saturday as the 42-year-old goalkeeper played his 648th Italian top-flight match in Juventus’ game against Torino.

Juventus legend Buffon makes long-term pledge to Serie A champions

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon plans to keep playing until he is at ‘least 43’ after setting a new Serie A appearance record.
Moreno Longo’s men were much improved after the break, creating some decent opportunities which they just couldn’t convert and were punished on the hour mark as Cristiano Ronaldo curled in his first free-kick since moving to Italy.

Juventus extend derby domination as Paulo Dybala, Cristiano Ronaldo star

Despite not being at their brilliant best, Juventus still had enough to crush Torino’s derby hopes once more with a 4-1 win at the Allianz Stadium.
Gianluigi Buffon set a new Serie A appearances record on Saturday as the 42-year-old goalkeeper played his 648th Italian top-flight match in Juventus’ game against Torino.

Gianluigi Buffon breaks Paolo Maldini’s Serie A appearance record

Gianluigi Buffon set a new Serie A appearances record on Saturday as the 42-year-old goalkeeper played his 648th Italian top-flight match in Juventus’ game against Torino.

Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon ‘reliving youth’ after agreeing contract extension at 42 years of...

Gianluigi Buffon has committed to another 12-month contract at Juventus, with the 42-year-old claiming to be relieving his youth as he keeps a “fire burning inside”.
Barcelona has slapped an eye-watering buyout clause of nearly $450 million (400m euros) on new signing Miralem Pjanić.

Barcelona slaps $448 million buyout clause on new signing Miralem Pjanić

Barcelona has slapped an eye-watering buyout clause of nearly $450 million (400m euros) on new signing Miralem Pjanić.
Kylian Mbappe was absent from Paris Saint-Germain training once again on Tuesday, as he continues to struggle with a throat infection ahead of a Champions League showdown against Borussia Dortmund.

Kylian Mbappe speaks on two PSG departures that hit him hardest

Kylian Mbappe says the departures of Lassana Diarra and Gianluigi Buffon from Paris Saint-Germain had a big effect on him.

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