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The two legendary goalkeepers is ready to face each other on this Wednesday in their Champions league clash and the 35 year old Spaniard goalkeeper is full awe for his counterpart.
The former Real Madrid goalkeeper avouched Gianluigi Buffon as one of the best goalkeeper in the world aforetime their Champions league clash.
On this Wednesday the Portuguese giants Porto will play against Juventus in their Champions league round of 16 and the match will be held at Portugal in Estadio do Dragao.
The two Veteran goalkeepers will try to outsmart each other in their game as the 39 year old Buffon is not ready to slowing down and his contract with Turin side will not expire in the next year.
The 35 year old Porto goalkeeper will try hard to stop the Serie A outfit from putting a goal against them.
To the UEFA.COM in an Interview he said: "I am lucky enough to be three years younger than Gigi. I was 14 when I started and he was 18; I was able to see and appreciate his style and personality,"
"As I grew up, I looked up to him and then we evolved together and we've had similar careers. We've both won a lot and we've often played against each other.
"I think Italian football won't have another goalkeeper like him.
"In Europe and around the world, he's considered one of the best of all time. Ours is a healthy, positive rivalry: we really appreciate each other and playing against him is always a pleasure.
"He is a player who is known and admired all over the world and he is part of the history of this game."