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The Italy international and Juventus FC’s goal keeper Gianluigi Buffon has repeated his desire to win the Champions League but he insists he does not need to get his hands on the trophy.
Buffon still chasing Champions League glory but he insists: I don't need it! https://t.co/1U2yunsrlO
— Goal (@goal) December 7, 2016
After winning eight Serie A titles, three Copa Italia crowns, one UEFA Cup and also the 2006 World Cup with Italy, the European Cup is the only major club honor that the Italian legend yet to achieve.
The 38-year-old Italy international and Juventus no. 1 Gianluigi Buffon, who has established himself as one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time, but even after achieving the eight Serie A titles, three Copa Italia crowns, one UEFA Cup and also the 2006 World Cup with Italy, the Italian legend Buffon never won the European Cup.
And in an interview Buffon admitted, he is keen to win Europe's premier club competition, but he is more than happy with what he has achieved over the years.
As Buffon said to Fox Sports,
“Every season I have the objective to win the Champions League, every season we have that objective as a team.”
“People ask me a lot about the Champions Leauge because it is the one thing I haven't won – and my answer is that every seasons I am fortunate enough to compete in it I will be trying to win it.”
“I have had a successful career with a lot of trophies, I don't feel like I need it – but I want it. I don't know if it is my destiny to win it – but as ever we will be working hard.”