Gianluigi Buffon


Gianluigi Buffon Bio

Who is Gianluigi Buffon

An Italiana goalkeeper who is considered as one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time. He plays for and captains both the Italy national team squad and Serie A club Juventus.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born in Carrara, Italy. He was born in the family of atheletes. His mother Maria Stella, was a discus thrower and his father Adriano, was a weightlifter. His both sisters were the part of Italian National Volleyball Team.

Interesting Facts

He was declared one of the 100 greatest living footballers in the history by Pele. He is an avid poker player and also gambler and he was hired by PokerStars to publicize their products. He is catholic.

Personal Life

He is married to Czech model Alena Seredova since june 2011.The couple has given birth to two children, Louis Thomas and David Lee. There is rumor that couple is going to divorce due to his affair with Ilaria D'Amico.


He has been individually awrded with many awards like Bravo Award: 1999, Best European Goalkeeper: 2003, UEFA Club Goalkeeper of the Year: 2002–03, FIFA World Cup All-Star Team: 2006 and many more.


He has been involved in many controversy during his football career. He was in headline when he was accused of illegally betting on Serie A matches.