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Gianluigi Buffon Biography & Career Records (178 Caps for Italy-Most by Any Goal Keeper)

Greatest Goal Keeper Of All Times

Gianluigi Buffon

Date Of Birth: 28 January 1978

Gianluigi Buffon lifted the World Cup in 2006.

Gianluigi Buffon Personal Information

  • Nation: Italy
  • Position: Goal Keeper
  • Height: 191 cm
  • International Caps: 178 Games 
  • Career Matches: 942 matches
  • Clean Sheets: (65 Clean Sheets)
  • Major Club: Juventus
  • World Cup Participation: 2002, 2006, 2010 -11 Games

Club & Country Honours

  • 2006 FIFA World Cup Winner
  • 10 Times Italian Series A
  • 1999 UEFA Cup
  • 5 Times Coppa Italia
  • European Under-21 Champion
  • Ligue 1 winner
  • 7 times Italian Super Cup
  • 1 time French Super Cup
  • FIFA club worldcup 1 time.

Individual Awards

  • Series A Goalkeeper of The Decade
  • 1999 Bravo Award
  • 2003 UEFA Club Goalkeeper Of The Year
  • 2003 UEFA Champion League Most Valuable Player
  • 9 Times Series A Goalkeeper Of The Year
  • 2006 Yashin Award
  • 2006 Silver Ball Ballon’Dor
  • 3 Times European Goalkeeper Of The Year- 2003, 2004, 2007
  • 4 Times IFFHS World’s Best Goalkeeper- 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007
  • 3 Times Runner-up of IFFHS World’s Best Goalkeeper- 2005,2008,2012
  • 2017 UEFA Club Goalkeeper of The Year
  • 2017 Italian Series A Footballer of the Year

The Italian legend, Gianluigi Buffon played 178 times during 1997-2018. His Senior Career started in 1995 with Parma.

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