Gianluigi Buffon set for 500th game for Italian giants Juventus

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is all set to complete another milestone in his illustrious career. The Italian international will be a reaching the magical 500th figure in the number of games played for Serie A champions, Juventus.

By Rajdeep Saha | Last Updated: Oct 28, 2014, 17:14 PM IST
Gianluigi Buffon set for 500th game for Italian giants Juventus

New Delhi: Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is all set to complete another milestone in his illustrious career. The Italian international will be a reaching the magical 500th figure in the number of games played for Serie A champions, Juventus.

Buffon said that he will be wearing a special captain's armband to mark the glorious occasion. He posted a photo on social micro-blogging site, Twitter with the captain's armband.

 

Juventus meet Genoa in midweek Serie A action as the league leaders will be trying to mark their authority atop of the table. It will also signify a double celebration if Juve win as it will mark the goalkeeper's 300th win for the club.

The Juve and Italy captain has been a fixture between the posts for the Old Lady since a €51m move from Parma in 2001, still the highest transfer fee ever paid for a goalkeeper.