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Gianluigi Buffon signs new one-year deal with Juventus aged 42 to take keeper into 20th season along with Chiellini

Posted Tuesday, June 30, 2020 by Thesun.co.uk48 hits

LONG-TIME legends Gianluigi Buffon and Giorgio Chiellini are extending their extraordinary Juventus careers by signing new one-year deals. Keeper Buffon, 43 next January, is on course for his tenth league title with Juve this season, having already equalled Paolo Maldini's Serie A record of 647 appearances. Keeper Gianluigi Buffon and centre-back Giorgio Chiellini have agreed to extend their J...Full Story »

Chiellini reveals he admires Luis Suarez for 2014 World Cup bite during Italy v Uruguay clash

Posted Friday, May 22, 2020 by Goal.com54 hits

Luis Suarez may have received widespread condemnation for his infamous bite on Giorgio Chiellini, but the Italy defender admits he admires the fiery striker for his actions. Suarez caused outrage in 2014 when, during a hard-fought World Cup group decider between Uruguay and Italy, he sank his teeth into Chiellini's shoulder. He escaped punishment on the pitch as the Celeste downed their riva...Full Story »

Balotelli and Felipe Melo respond to Chiellini

Posted Sunday, May 10, 2020 by Marca.com44 hits

Both Mario Balotelli and Felipe Melo have hit back at Giorgio Chiellini's criticisms of them. The Juventus defender pointed fingers at both of his former teammates ahead of his book 'Io, Giorgio' launching next week. Having explained that he felt 'let down' by Balotelli in the 2013 Confederations Cup and adding that the now-Brescia forward 'deserved a slap', the 29-year-old has responded. "...Full Story »

Juventus captain Chiellini: Inter Milan always going to improve with Conte

Posted Wednesday, December 04, 2019 by Tribalfootball.com75 hits

Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini says Inter Milan's resurgence hasn't surprised him. Inter are now top of the table under coach Antonio Conte. "Inter don't surprise me," Chiellini told Sky Sport Italia. "I know Conte and his players, I expected it to be like this for a long time to come. "We have to grow. But I had already said it after the first game; the new Juve will show themselves f...Full Story »

Captain Chiellini clinches opening-day victory for champions Juventus

Posted Sunday, August 25, 2019 by PA45 hits

Champions Juventus opened the new Serie A campaign with a hard-earned 1-0 win at Parma courtesy of a first-half goal from captain Giorgio Chiellini.New Juve manager Maurizio Sarri missed the match as he is recovering from pneumonia, meaning assistant Giovanni Martusciello took charge at the Ennio Tardini.There were no new faces in the visitors’ starting XI, with former Arsen...Full Story »

Chiellini hails goalkeeper Szczesny as Juventus leave it late

Posted Monday, January 28, 2019 by PA82 hits

Giorgio Chiellini admitted Juventus were indebted to goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny after they came from behind to snatch a 2-1 win at Lazio.The hosts were the better side for the majority of the contest, with Szczesny forced into a string of fine saves to keep the Serie A leaders in the game.But Juventus scored twice in the last 16 minutes, as Joao Cancelo and Cristiano Ronaldo’s late penal...Full Story »

Italy vs Portugal - Chiellini revelling in the drama as he eyes his 100th cap

Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 by PA149 hits

Italy captain Giorgio Chiellini is revelling in the drama of the Nations League as he eyes his 100th cap.The Juventus defender could reach the milestone against Portugal on Saturday exactly 14 years since he made his debut against Finland.Italy, second in the Nations League A3, need to win in Milan but if Portugal avoid defeat they will go through to the finals and Chiellini is enjoyin...Full Story »

Chiellini gestures towards Real Madrid: How much have you paid the referees?

Posted Thursday, April 12, 2018 by Marca.com189 hits

Juventus centre-back Giorgio Chiellini was outraged at the performance of the referee Michael Oliver during their Champions League quarter-final second leg against Real Madrid as Los Blancos were awarded a controversial last-minute penalty. Cristiano Ronaldo's late penalty means that the Italians will not reach the quarter-finals of the competition and Chiellini even accused the Spanish side ...Full Story »

Luis Suarez's 10-game ban for biting was over the top, says Giorgio Chiellini

Posted Wednesday, April 04, 2018 by squawka.com207 hits

Giorgio Chiellini insists he has forgiven Luis Suarez for his infamous bite at the 2014 World Cup, suggesting the striker's resulting four-month ban was too harsh a punishment. Suarez has made 188 appearances for Barcelona since 2014-15 but missed the start of his first season at Camp Nou following the incident in Brazil. The Uruguayan bit the shoulder of Italy defender Chiellini during a gr...Full Story »

Juventus veteran Chiellini: Real Madrid clash bigger than simple revenge

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by tribalfootball.com137 hits

Juventus veteran Giorgio Chiellini says revenge isn't on their mind facing Real Madrid in their Champions League quarterfinal. The tie is a repeat of last season's Cardiff final won by Real. "No revenge, we have positive and negative memories against everyone," Chiellini shrugged. "If you want to get to the Champions League you have to play the big clubs, we also have good memories, Cardiff...Full Story »

Harry Kane ready to get even with Giorgio Chiellini

Posted Tuesday, February 13, 2018 by Express.co.uk175 hits

Tottenham star Harry Kane is ready for a huge battle HARRY KANE comes face to face once again with the defender he describes as his fiercest nemesis. Only this time, he is ready for him. The battle between Kane and Italian stalwart Giorgio Chiellini is a vignette of this Champions League clash as a whole; Mauricio Pochettino's 'do or die' wannabes against the cynical, hard-to-break Juventus wh...Full Story »

Juventus veteran Giorgio Chiellini: Guardiola ruined generation of defenders

Posted Friday, November 10, 2017 by tribalfootball.com179 hits

Juventus veteran Giorgio Chiellini has rapped Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola for killing the art of defending. Chiellini believes Guardiola's system has wrecked the careers of a generation of defenders. He explained: "Guardiolism has ruined a generation of defenders, now everyone is looking to play long, to start the play, in the centres and no Italian defender 'feels' his opponent as be...Full Story »

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