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Gianluigi Buffon signs new Juve deal that will see him play on past his 40th birthday

Turin giants can call on veteran keeper until the end of 2017/2018.

Buffon and Barzagli have won 12 Serie A title between them at Juve.
Buffon and Barzagli have won 12 Serie A title between them at Juve.
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JUVENTUS LEGEND GIANLUIGI Buffon has signed a new contract that will see him play on past his 40th birthday.

Buffon, who won his seventh Serie A title with the Turin giants this season, agreed a two-year extension that will run until the end of the 2018 season.

The veteran keeper, who turned 38 in January, also broke a 20-year-old record when he went 974 minutes without conceding a goal.

Veteran defender Andrea Barzagli, 35, has also signed an extension until 2018.

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