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Gianluigi Buffon

Gianluigi Buffon
Personal information
Full nameGianluigi Buffon Masocco
Date of birth28 January 1978(age 38)
Place of birthCarrara, Italy
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3.2 in)
Playing positionGoalkeeper
Club information
Current clubJuventus

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Gianluigi "Gigi" Buffon (born 28 January 1978 in Carrara, Italy), is an Italian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Serie A club Juventus and the Italian national team. He has won the FIFA World Cup and is widely considered by fans and experts to be one of most dominant and successful goalkeepers in history. Buffon was declared by Pelé to be one of the 125 greatest living footballers in the world. He has been named the Serie A Goalkeeper of the Year a record eight times and he has also been named the IFFHS (International Federation of Football History & Statistics) goalkeeper of the decade.

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