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Gianluigi Buffon celebrates Juventus reaching Champions League final in the most Buffon way possible

Italian stopper is aiming to win the competition for the first time ever after a glittering 22-year career

GIANLUIGI BUFFON celebrated Juventus reaching the Champions League final with a crafty cigarette.

The Italian stopper is aiming to win the tournament for the first time at the age of 39.

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Gianluigi Buffon enjoys a cigarette after Juve’s victory

And ahead of the June 3 clash with Real Madrid in Cardiff, he enjoyed a smoke with some pals.

Buffon has already kept 20 clean sheets in 40 matches this season to help Juve reach the showpiece and win Serie A.

And many neutral fans around the world will be hoping for a fairytale victory over Real.


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The veteran highlighted his class after the 2-1 victory over Monaco as he kissed Monaco star Kylian Mbappe on the head after his goal.

Buffon, who won the World Cup with Italy in 2006, recognised the lad’s feat – even though it broke a run of not conceding in 690 minutes in Europe.

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Buffon is aiming to win his first ever Champions League trophy

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Gianluigi Buffon has clear respect for the talents of Kylian Mbappe

In the previous leg the two traded jerseys, and Buffon explained the heartwarming reason why.

He said: “I swapped my shirt with Mbappe because when I was young nobody wanted to do that with me and I hated it.”