GENOA – The match between Sampdoria and Juventus will not be remembered only for the exploits of Paulo Dybala and Cristiano Ronaldo, but also for the new record of Gigi Buffon . The Juventus goalkeeper defender, caught Paolo Maldini at the top of the Serie A league table. Buffon and Maldini lead this special ranking with 647 games played in the top Italian football league.
Maldini played all of the 647 matches with the Milan shirt, while Buffon equaled his record on the pitch with both Parma, at the start of his career, and Juventus. Buffon played 479 games with Juventus and 168 with Parma. Complete the podium Francesco Totti. The former Roma captain played 619 Serie A matches with the Giallorossi jersey.
After Totti, there is Javier Zanetti. The former Inter captain only wore the Nerazzurri shirt playing a total of 615 Serie A matches. After Zanetti, it's the turn of two great goalkeepers. Pagliuca played 592 Serie A games between Ascoli, Bologna, Inter and Sampdoria, while Dino Zoff took the field 57 times in Serie A with Udinese, Mantua, Naples and Juventus.
Completing the top ten were Pietro Vierchowod (562 appearances in Serie A), Roberto Mancini (541 appearances in Serie A), Silvio Piola (537 appearances in Serie A) and Enrico Albertosi (532 appearances in Serie A).
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Source: Blitz Quotidiano