Gianluigi Buffon admits he regrets Juventus’ failure to make the Europa League final and speaks of his Champions League dream.
Both Buffon and defender Giorgio Chiellini were and Buffon will guard the Bianconero goal until at least 2017.
Speaking at the press conference to announce the renewals, Chiellini after Juventus were eliminated from last year’s Europa League at the semi-final stage, with the final at Juv在线外围投注entus Stadium.
Club captain Buffon echoed the defender’s sentiments, and added the 2012 Coppa Italia final to his personal list of regrets.
“Which days do I regret?” Buffon reflected after a question from one of the journalists present.
“There’s the Coppa Italia final we lost against Napoli, because although that was a great team which deservedly won the title, we were left with a bitter taste in our mouths because we could have had a great double.
“And then of course there’s the failure线上足球投注 to make the final of the Europa League last year.
“It’s something which we had set as a goal, we thought it was our destiny to play in the final in front of our fans.
“But with some mistakes on our part we were not able to fulfil that dream.”
The goalkeeper has spent close to 14 years at Juventus, and has won almost every major trophy, but the Champions League is missing from his locker, and Buffon admits that club football’s biggest trophy remains a target.
“Of course there are some targets which grow in importance over time, but not personal targets for my own sake.
“Like al六合投注网站l team sports, I think when you achieve a goal sharing it with your teammates and the club is the best part.
“It definitely true that the highest level of recognition for a club team – and we all know what that is – is a dream. But dreams can come true.
“There are no limits even if we know that such targets are very difficult to reach.”