Juventus’ Gianluigi Buffon ‘Thanks Life’ for Not Winning Champions League

TURIN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 28: Gianluigi Buffon of Juventus looks on at the end of the Serie A match between Juventus and SPAL at Allianz Stadium on September 29, 2019 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images

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Gianluigi Buffon doesn’t get angry when he thinks about never having won the UEFA Champions League. Instead, the Juventus goalkeeper is thankful to have a worthy reason for prolonging his career in a quest to finally claim the famous trophy.

Buffon, 41, discussed what the pursuit of Europe’s most prestigious club prize means to him, per Goal’s Peter Lynch: “For me it’s a huge stimulus and I have to thank life for not letting me win (the Champions League yet, otherwise I would ask myself why I still play.”

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