Goalkeeper of Italian Juventus Gianluigi Buffon has won the prestigious the Golden Foot award. It is awarded to the best current player older than 28 years. Buffon was the first goalkeeper in the world who had the opportunity to stamp their feet on the Walk of Champions in Monte Carlo.

 

GIANLUIGI BUFFON, GOALKEEPER OF ITALY TEAM AND JUVENTUS FC:

I am really proud to win this award. I hope I deserve it. I think I was awarded for all that I have done and continue to do. And, all these people believe in me. This is a huge recognition.

 

38- year-old goalkeeper Buffon was able to bypass the famous players. There were world stars of sports as Argentine striker Lionel Messi, captain of the Portuguese and English football teams Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney among them.

 

 

 

Photo: PR Newswire

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