2016: Gianluigi Buffon Golden Foot Winner

Gianluigi Buffon is an Italian goalkeeper, born in Carrara on January 28, 1978. He is considered one of the best goalkeepers in the history of football and made his debut in professional football with the Parma shirt in 1995. He remained in Parma for six seasons, being noted for his undisputed qualities among the posts also by Juventus who, in 2001, bought Buffon for a figure that made him, until 2018, the most expensive goalkeeper in the history of football. At Juventus it becomes a symbol and an element of inspiration for the youngest. In total, with the Juventus shirt, Buffon spent 19 seasons, interspersed with a brief annual parenthesis, between 2018 and 2019, in which he moved to France, to Paris Saint-Germain. The final farewell to Juventus takes place in 2021, when the Italian goalkeeper decides to return to Parma, his first professional team.

Gigi Buffon holds several records, such as being the player with the most appearances in the history of Serie A;

In total, with the clubs, Buffon played 956 games. With the shirt of the Italian national team Buffon, however, has played 176 games and is currently the player with the most presence in the Italian national football team.

Gianluigi Buffon won the Golden Foot in 2016.


Appearances and goals with clubs: 956:

Appearances and goals with the national team: 176.



National club trophies:
6 Italian Cup in 1998-99. From 2014-15 to 2017-18 and 2020-21. 
7 Italian Super Cups in 1999, 2002, 2003, 2012, 2013, 2015  and 2020,
10 Italian Championships in 2001-02, 2002-03, from 2011-12 to 2017-18 and 2019-20,
10 Italian Serie B Championships in 2006-07
1 French Chaampionship in 2018
1 French Super Cup in 2018-19.

International trophies with clubs:
1 UEFA European cup in 1998-99,

With the national team:
1 FIFA world cup in 2006;

data updated to 1/6/2022

Gianluigi Buffon on Wikipedia

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