Buffon: Juventus Like My Second Mother
Turin – It’s been 14 years Gianluigi Buffon at Juventus. Although Parma also will always be in his heart, but La Vecchia Signora has been regarded as a second mother.
The sentence was pronounced Buffon in an interview with Sky Sport Italia recently, when reflecting long career with Juventus, the club he had occupied since 2001.
“Juventus like a second mother to me, because this club has made me a top level player and I put on the international map,” said goalkeeper was born January 28, 1978.
Buffon started his career with Parma, from the time in the academy (starting at age 13), until at the professional level, from 1995 to 2001.
“Parma will always be in my heart, because they also have helped me become me like this, for 14 years at Juventus. And also, a friend always reminds me that the first European trophy I won was when with Gialloblu (UEFA Cup 1999- ed). ”
How he can keep the same motivation for a dozen years in the same place, Buffon reveals his secret.
“Our success is due to the accumulation of years of anger us when we returned from Serie B and then tough champion.
“So that the spirit was kept awake, you should always remember the day when you’re at the end of a humiliating defeat. That’s what motivates you. Every day I wake up and think: I have not won anything for four years.
Buffon, in his old age somewhat aging, which is 37 years old, has yet to determine the time to retire. He even admits that they are very hungry achievement.
“Winning the Scudetto three consecutive seasons is my last dream that has come true, because it has given us a special place for more than 100 years of history of Juventus.
“The next dream course champion four times in a row. That would make us unique. We also want to go far in the Champions League, facing every challenge on the strength and limits us,” he said.