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Serie B: Veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon returns to Parma after two decades
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Serie B: Veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon returns to Parma after two decades

Buffon holds the record for Serie A matches played with 657, since his first with Parma in 1995 as a 17-year-old.

Serie A: Juventus' Gianluigi Buffon in the middle of ‘important discussions’ over future amid reports of return to Parma
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Serie A: Juventus' Gianluigi Buffon in the middle of ‘important discussions’ over future amid reports of return to Parma

Reports in the Italian media suggest Buffon could well end up in Serie B, back at Parma, the club where he began his decorated career aged 17 in 1995.

Euro 2020: Giorgio Chiellini 'really wanted to make things right' after Italy's 2018 debacle
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Euro 2020: Giorgio Chiellini 'really wanted to make things right' after Italy's 2018 debacle

While he has made more than 100 appearances and been involved in more victories than defeats, Giorgio Chiellini’s Italy career has been marked mostly by disappointment when it counts most.

Serie A: Veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon says he will part ways with Juventus at the end of season
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Serie A: Veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon says he will part ways with Juventus at the end of season

Buffon has been behind Wojciech Szczesny in the goalkeeping pecking order since returning to Juve from a short spell at Paris Saint-Germain in 2019 and has made just 12 appearances in all competitions this season.

Serie A: Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon to miss Turin derby after being handed one-match ban for blasphemy
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Serie A: Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon to miss Turin derby after being handed one-match ban for blasphemy

Buffon had been fined 5,000 euros last month by the Italian Football Federation, but escaped a ban. However, the FIGC's Court of Appeal upheld the Federal Prosecutor's appeal and imposed a ban.

Serie A: Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon fined $6,000 by Italian federation for blasphemy
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Serie A: Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon fined $6,000 by Italian federation for blasphemy

Gianluigi Buffon, who escaped a ban for the offence, was overheard using a "blasphemous expression" towards teammate Manolo Portanova during Juve's 4-0 league win over Parma

Series A: Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon probed for blasphemy by Italian Football Federation
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Series A: Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon probed for blasphemy by Italian Football Federation

Roma's Bryan Cristante was given a one-match ban for blasphemy earlier this month for swearing after he conceded an own goal in a league game earlier this month.

Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo sparkles in Gianluigi Buffon's record-breaking appearance as Juventus beat Torino
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Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo sparkles in Gianluigi Buffon's record-breaking appearance as Juventus beat Torino

The win left Juventus with 75 points from 30 games, seven ahead of second-placed Lazio who suffered a 0-3 defeat to AC Milan

Serie A: Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon overtakes AC Milan's Paolo Maldini to set league appearance record
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Serie A: Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon overtakes AC Milan's Paolo Maldini to set league appearance record

Buffon joined the Bianconeri in 2001 after starting his career with Parma and swiftly established himself as one of the best goalkeepers in the world.

Serie A: Veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon signs contract extension with Juventus
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Serie A: Veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon signs contract extension with Juventus

Buffon returned to Juventus a year ago after one season away at Paris Saint-Germain. He joined the Bianconeri in 2001 after beginning his career with Parma.

At 35, Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo may have lost a step during break enforced by coronavirus pandemic
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At 35, Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo may have lost a step during break enforced by coronavirus pandemic

Ronaldo failed to make an impact in his first two matches back, making his run of 19 goals in 14 consecutive matches before the break seem like a distant memory.

My Favourite Match: Zinedine Zidane and the headbutt that decided the outcome of the 2006 World Cup Final
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My Favourite Match: Zinedine Zidane and the headbutt that decided the outcome of the 2006 World Cup Final

For me, the 2006 World Cup final and the Zinedine Zidane drama was a crushing introduction to how invested sport can make someone feel, and from that point on, there was no looking back.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Bhaichung Bhutia joins Pele, Diego Maradona and Zinedine Zidane in FIFA's video tribute to healthcare workers
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Bhaichung Bhutia joins Pele, Diego Maradona and Zinedine Zidane in FIFA's video tribute to healthcare workers

Bhutia is among 50 past and present football stars who featured in #WeWillWin campaign of FIFA, a special video to pay tribute to the efforts made by healthcare workers

Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo scores soaring header as Juventus beat Sampdoria to move to top of table
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Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo scores soaring header as Juventus beat Sampdoria to move to top of table

Cristiano Ronaldo’s scoring streak continued on Wednesday as the Juventus forward netted a soaring header to secure a 2-1 victory at Sampdoria, putting the defending champion back atop the Serie A standings.

Serie A: Alexis Sanchez goes from hero to villain in Inter Milan's victory; Cristiano Ronaldo scores in Juventus win
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Serie A: Alexis Sanchez goes from hero to villain in Inter Milan's victory; Cristiano Ronaldo scores in Juventus win

Sanchez made a big impact in Genoa for Inter Milan, deflecting in Stefano Sensi's long-range opener after 20 minutes and tapping in another Sensi cross two minutes later before getting a red card.

Champions League: After Neymar's botched transfer and arrival of Mauro Icardi, can Paris-Saint Germain find glory in Europe?
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Champions League: After Neymar's botched transfer and arrival of Mauro Icardi, can Paris-Saint Germain find glory in Europe?

When Real Madrid and Paris-Saint Germain last met in Europe two seasons ago, a PSG side missing an injured Neymar were dumped out in the last 16.

Gianluigi Buffon inspires Juventus to win over Inter Milan in penalty shootout despite Matthijs de Ligt's own goal
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Gianluigi Buffon inspires Juventus to win over Inter Milan in penalty shootout despite Matthijs de Ligt's own goal

It was only a pre-season friendly as part of the International Champions Cup, but Antonio Conte's Inter dealt out some rough treatment to Juventus player Ronaldo

Serie A: Former Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey inspired to carry forward John Charles' Welsh legacy at Juventus
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Serie A: Former Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey inspired to carry forward John Charles' Welsh legacy at Juventus

Aaron Ramsey says he's eager to follow in the footsteps of Wales and Juventus legend John Charles who scored over 100 goals for Juventus

Serie A: Gianluigi Buffon announces return to Juventus from PSG on one-year contract
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Serie A: Gianluigi Buffon announces return to Juventus from PSG on one-year contract

Ex-Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has returned to Juventus on a one-year contract after a season spent at Paris Saint-Germain.

Ligue 1: Gianluigi Buffon eyes return to Italy after agreeing to leave Paris Saint-Germain for 'new challenges'
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Ligue 1: Gianluigi Buffon eyes return to Italy after agreeing to leave Paris Saint-Germain for 'new challenges'

Gianluigi Buffon said Wednesday that he will return to Italy after agreeing to leave Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the month, with the World Cup winner looking for "new challenges" in his home country after a year in the French capital.