Gianluigi Buffon biography

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Who is Gianluigi Buffon

Full name Gianluigi “Gigi” Buffon but commonly known as Gianluigi Buffon. He is an Italian professional footballer. He played as a goalkeeper for the Italy national football team from 1997 to 2018. This Italian stopper made his international career for the Italy national team on 29 October 1997 in the competitions of 1998 FIFA World Cup Qualification play-off against Russia as an injury replacement for Gianluca Pagliuca.

This brilliant footballer is known for his clean sheets, hardworking, and techniques and worldwide regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers in the world. Representing Italy, he won the FIFA World Cup in 2006 against France and he helped his team to reach the final of the UEFA Championship in 2012. Not only that, this Italian greatest goalkeeper won the UEFA European Under-21 Championship in 1996 against Spain and won the Mediterranean Games in 1997.

Currently, this Italian football star plays for the greatest Italian football club or Serie B club Parma Calcio. Although he started his youth and professional career for the Italian professional football club Parma but most of the time, he played for Juventus FC. This Italian footballer also played for the French professional football club PSG. Buffon is the first goalkeeper to win Serie A Footballer of the Year. I addition, this talented goalkeeper was named by the world’s greatest footballer and legendary footballer Pele in the FIFA 100 list of the world’s greatest living players in 2004.

Childhood / Early Life/ parents/ Siblings

This Italian legendary footballer was born into a sport-loving family on 28 January 1978 in Carrara, Tuscany, Italy. His father’s name is Adriano Buffon and his mother’s name is Maria Stella. His dad Adriano Buffon was a weightlifter and his mother was a discus thrower. He has two sisters Veronica and Guendalina both were professional volleyball players and they played for the Italy national volleyball team. He has an uncle Dante Masocco who was a professional Basketball player. The greatest Italian former goalkeeper Lorenzo Buffon is also a cousin of Gianluigi’s grandfather. This football star started his youth career for the Italian football club Parma in 1991. He started his career as a midfielder like David de Gea. In the next, he changed his position midfielder to the goalkeeper because his idol Thomas N`Kono inspired him very much.

Gianluigi Buffon personal, physical, career, and wedding life info

Full NameGianluigi “Gigi” Buffon
Celebrated nameGianluigi Buffon
Nickname (s)Gigi, Superman
Birth Date28 January 1978
Birth PlaceCarrara, Tuscany, Italy
ReligionRoman Catholic
Age in 202143 Years
FatherAdriano Buffon
MotherMaria Stella
Sister (s)Veronica (Former professional volleyball player)
Guendalina (Former professional volleyball player)
Brother (s)Not Available
UncleDante Masocco (Former professional Basketball player)
SchoolCanalletto di La Spezia football school
College / UniversityNot Available
Educational QualificationsNot Available
Zodiac SignAquarius
Mailing AddressNot Available
Phone NumberNot Available
Height1.92 m
192 cm
Weight92 kg
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorDark
OccupationProfessional football player
Playing PositionGoalkeeper
Current Club TeamParma Calcio
Current National TeamRetired in 2018
Jersey Number#1/ Italy / Goalkeeper
#1 / Juventus / Goalkeeper
Youth Career Debut (Club)In 1991 for Parma
Professional Career debut (Club)In 1995 for Parma
U-16 Team DebutIn 1993 for Italy U16
U-17 Team DebutIn 1995 for Italy U17
U-18 Team DebutIn 1994 for Italy U18
U-19 Team DebutNot Available
U-20 Team DebutNot Available
U-21 Team DebutIn 1995 for Italy U21
U-23 Team DebutIn 1997 for Italy U23
International Debut / Senior Team DebutIn 1997 for Italy national team
Sex OrientationStraight
Girlfriend (s) / AffairsAlena Seredova (Czech model 2011-2014)
Ilaria DAmico (Italian sports pundit, journalist, and television host 2014 – present)
Marital StatusMarried
Wife /SpouseAlena Seredova (Czech model 2011-2014)
Ilaria DAmico (Italian sports pundit, journalist, and television host 2014 – present)
Marriage Date / YearIn 2011 (Alena Seredova)
In 2014 (Ilaria DAmico)
Children (s)David Lee Buffon (Son)
Leopoldo Mattia Buffon (Son)
Louis Thomas Buffon (Daughter)
Salary1.5 million Euro
Net Worth$21 million
Best Friend (s)Francesco Totti, Gennaro Gattuso, Paolo Maldini, Zlatan Ibrahimovic
HobbiesPlaying football,
Listening to music,
SmokingNot Available
Drinking AlcoholYes
Social MediaFacebook, Instagram, Twitter
WikipediaGianluigi Buffon Wikipedia

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Favorite foodsItalian food,
Fast foods
Favorite DrinksWine, Fruit Juice
Favorite SportsFootball / Soccer
Favorite TeamJuventus FC
Favorite FootballersThomas N`Kono
Favorite MusicianNot Available
Favorite ActorNot Available
Favorite FlowerRose
Favorite Time of the DayMorning and Evening
Favorite WebsitesTwitter

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