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Gianluigi Buffon Opens Up On Conversation With Ronaldo After THAT UCL Goal In 2018

Gianluigi Buffon talks about the short conversation he had with Cristiano Ronaldo after the latter scored a magnificent overhead goal in the Champions League.


The Juventus vs Real Madrid Champions League clash at the Allianz Stadium in April 2018 was expected to be a feisty affair between two of the top sides in Europe. Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed headlines during that game when he scored a stunning overhead kick against his current employers to ensure that Real Madrid progressed to the next round. Here's what Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon felt after the Cristiano Ronaldo bicycle kick goal.

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Gianluigi Buffon talks about the conversation he had with Cristiano Ronaldo after THAT overhead kick

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While conversing at the Trento Sports festival, Juventus keeper Gianluigi Buffon went on to reveal his admiration for Portuguese legend and Bianconeri teammate - Cristiano Ronaldo. Buffon was quoted as saying “After about 25 seconds of normal frustration over the goal I conceded, I thought about what he had done to me, something really great. I asked him, ‘Cristiano, how old are you?’ and he said, ‘Not bad for a 33-year-old, right?’ In the end, we both laughed.”

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Buffon heaps praise on Juventus teammate Cristiano Ronaldo

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