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Veteran Italian goalkeeper Buffon signs with PSG

PARIS: French football champions Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) on Friday announced that the signing of Italian veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon on a one-year contract, with one additional year as an option for the former Juventus captain. “It is with a great feeling of happiness that I join Paris Saint-Germain,” reacted Buffon following the signature of his contract, reports Xinhua news agency. Buffon, 40, joined PSG from Serie A champions Juventus where his contract expired on June 30, 2018. He was elected best…

FIFA’s Infantino says Italy’s World Cup failure is a wake-up call

GENEVA: FIFA president Gianni Infantino revealed on Thursday his despair at Italy's failure to reach the World Cup finals where he had hoped to hand the trophy to Azzurri captain Gianluigi Buffon. "I'm sad, yes I'm sad for the World Cup. I almost cried," Infantino, who holds both Swiss and Italian nationality, said in an interview with Italy's Gazzetta Dello Sport five months ahead of the World Cup final match in Russia. "I think it's a collective sadness. We're talking about a team with a great tradition who give…