Club: Juventus FC
Probably the most solid Buffon ever and surely the most mental. Maturity has come for Gigi in the years before and after Calciopoli, becoming one of the symbols of Juve and being one of the few who has to handle the team out of Serie B after the scandal; possibly the best player of WC 2006, even better than his team mate Cannavaro (who received the Ballon d'Or), nobody really looked to beat him and he was honoured by IFFHS as the best keeper on the world 4 times in a row (2003, 2004, 2006 and 2007).
Club: Juventus FC
Gigi Buffon is the greatest goalkeeper in current decade and considered by many journalists as the greatest goalkeeper ever in history of Italian series A even above the great legend like Dino Zoff. Buffon has superb attributes for being goalkeeper, very agile, perfect reading of the game and becoming one of the most consist keepers ever. He unbelievably became the long-period first choice GK of Parma since 1995 when he was just 17 year olds. He still holds the most expensive goalkeeper record with 51.5 million pound for moving to Juventus. He had to play in Italian Serie B for one season because punishment to Juventus match fixing scandel. In world cup 2006, He kept consecutive five matches clean sheets in addition to 453 minute without conceding. He has already won 43 clean sheets for Italy national team. All in all, He has already been regarded among the best goalkeeper of all-time.
UEFA Champions League Most Valuable Player: 2003
UEFA Club Football Awards Best Goalkeeper: 2003
Serie A Goalkeeper of the Year: 2002, 2003
Onze d'Or (Best Goalkeeper): 2003
UEFA Team of the Year: 2003, 2004
IFFHS Best Goalkeeper: 2003, 2004
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