Remembering The Glory Days at Parma, Once One Of Italy’s Most Iconic Teams
In the early nineties, Parma underwent a remarkable transformation from a lower-league side to European marauders. Their collapse was similarly spectacular, and was symbolic of an era of decline in Serie A.
A Champions League Trophy, the Final Repair to Gianluigi Buffon’s Kintsugi Career
Though no career is perfect, Buffon's comes close. One trophy has eluded him, however, leaving timeworn cracks in his time at Juventus.
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Analysing The Smoking Habits of Footballers and Iconic Managers
While medical science has come to the consensus that tobacco and rigorous exercise don’t mix, there are still many icons of football who enjoy a crafty smoke. Here, we look to their smoking habits and what they may or may not signify.
Remembering a Teenage Gianluigi Buffon's International Debut
Gianluigi Buffon made his international debut for Italy in 1997. More than 160 caps and a World Cup later, he's still the Azzurri's numero uno.
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Something's Got to Give: Previewing Germany vs. Italy
Germany and Italy have shown themselves to be the strongest competitors at Euro 2016, but on Saturday night one will be heading home. Can Italy's tactical acuity overcome the German machine?
The Cult: Gianluigi Buffon
Gianluigi Buffon is an ever-present, a thread that runs through modern football's consciousness, and our latest inductee to The Cult.
Gianluigi Buffon: From Darkness into Light
Gianluigi Buffon is among the greatest goalkeepers of all time. He is also one of the few top footballers to discuss his own experiences of depression.