Fans have lived through the international break once again and are happy club football has returned. And they would be hoping the break did nothing to slow the momentum of their respective teams.
Barcelona and Juventus face each other in two weeks time in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
The game promises to be extremely thrilling and Barcelona would be hoping they can prevent the Italians from getting revenge.
Tasked with he job of defending the Juve goal against the firepower of Messi and his teammates, is Gianluigi Buffon.
The 39-year-old is one of the greatest of all time and most loyal players you can think of. And having played 1,000 games, has faced the best attackers in the game.
Buffon is under no illusion and admits he is scared of Barcelona, and rightly so especially their historic comeback against PSG.
Gianluigi Buffon admits he is scared of Barcelona
“Anyone who doesn’t have the courage to say that these matches are scary are either lying or they are not a top level sportsperson,” he said.
“The important thing isn’t to be fearless, because sometimes that’s impossible, but the important thing is to find the courage to overcome that.
“We will have to be at our best.”
He went on to add: “Nothing excites me more than a Champions League match.”
“For me, it is good to be here and to fight to be a contender.
“If I win it (Champions League), I would be very happy. But if I did not win it, I would be equally grateful to that competition for the emotions it gave me,
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