Gianluigi “Gigi” Buffon has a relationship few understand, and it’s with the goal he defends.
The legendary Italian keeper recently set a new Serie A shutout streak for most consecutive minutes without conceding a goal, one that ended at 974 minutes.
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Naturally, he turned to prose. Buffon responded by writing a bit of a love letter to said goal.
BT Sport’s James Horncastle put together a quick translation (we’ve included the original below).
— James Horncastle (@JamesHorncastle) March 21, 2016