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Sad farewell for legend Buffon

MILAN: It was a tearful farewell for Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon, who had dreamed of bowing out with another record in a stellar career — a sixth World Cup finals appearance. Instead, his career finished not in Russia but with a humiliating World Cup playoff exit against Swe...

Di Biagio: 'Italy warnings for years' | Football Italia

Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio doesn’t want to talk about replacing Giampiero Ventura, but “we’ve been sending warnings for years.” The Azzurri lost a World Cup play-off 1-0 on aggregate to Sweden, failing to qualify for their first World Cup since 1958. A day late...

Buffon bows out in tears

It was a tearful farewell for Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon, who had dreamed of bowing out with another record in a stellar career -- a sixth World Cup finals appearance. Instead, his career finished with a humiliating World Cup playoff exit against Sweden at Milan's San Siro st...

A tearful farewell for Buffon and other legends

Down and out: Andrea Barzagli reaction says it all as the realisation that Italy is going to miss the bus hits home. It was a tearful farewell for Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon, who had dreamt of bowing out with another record in a stellar career — a sixth World Cup finals app...

Tears, retirements and blow ups - the fallout from Italy's World Cup failure

The aftershocks of Italy failing to make the World Cup for the first time since in 60 years after losing 1-0 on aggregate to Sweden have been felt far and wide. Daniele De Rossi blow up on the b...

Sad farewell for Italian football legend Buffon

Charismatic Gianluigi Buffon, 39, had solidly represented the Azzurri for the past 20 years, earning a record 175 caps It was a tearful farewell for Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon, who had dreame...

Sad farewell for Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon

Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura, left, consoles Gianluigi Buffon at the end of the World Cup qualifying play-off return leg soccer match against Sweden. | AP MILAN: It was a tearful farewell for ...

Sad farewell for Italy legend Buffon

Fatefully, Buffon's long adventure with the national side finished as it had started -- at a World Cup playoff. MILAN: It was a tearful farewell for Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon, who had dreame...

'This is the Apocalypse!' - Italian media reacts to World Cup shock

Italian media reacts to Italy's failure to qualify for the World Cup. (SBS) Italy's shock failure to qualify for the World Cup after a 0-0 draw with Sweden at the San Siro has prompted local med...

'This is the Apocalypse, time for a revolution!' - Italian media reacts to Sweden shock

Italian media reacts to Italy's failure to qualify for the World Cup. (SBS) Italy's shock failure to qualify for the World Cup after a 0-0 draw with Sweden at the San Siro has prompted local med...

Italy keeper Buffon ends international career after defeat

Italy’s Gianluigi Buffon looks dejected after his team failed to qualify for the World Cup. ― Reuters picMILAN, Nov 14 ― Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon confirmed yesterday he was ending ...

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