WORLD FOOTBALL

Gianluigi Buffon continues to makes history

Gianluigi Buffon

Gianluigi Buffon continues to make history as he recorded his 500th clean sheet while playing for Parma in Serie B. After the 0-0 draw with Benevento, he became the first goalkeeper in history to accomplish the feat.

The record was set in 322 games for Juventus, 92 for Parma, nine for PSG, and 77 for the Italian national team. With 653 appearances, Gianluigi Buffon has surpassed Paolo Maldini as the player with the most in Serie A history.

He has 27 titles, nine Scudettos, five Coppa Italias, six Super Cups, one UEFA Cup, and the 2006 World Cup. The only competition he hasn’t won as a team is the Champions League, despite appearing in three finals with Juventus.

Buffon’s current contract expires in 18 months, and he has appeared in all 21 league games this season. Despite not having played for Italy since 2018, he is now aiming for a return to the national team.

According to daily mail, Veteran goalkeeper has rejected talks of a possible retirement.

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