Buffon: I was one of the best pieces of business in Juve’s history

Gianluigi Buffon

Gianluigi Buffon has told FourFourTwo that he believes his 2001 world record transfer to Juventus ended up making fine financial sense.

Buffon’s huge move – effectively worth around €52 million (105m lira) – remained the most expensive deal for a goalkeeper in football history until summer 2018, when Liverpool and Chelsea both splashed the cash to sign Alisson (€72.5 million) and Kepa Arrizabalaga (€80 million) respectively.

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