Gianluigi Buffon upbeat despite potential Champions League farewell against Real Madrid

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Referee Michael Oliver has "a bag of rubbish for a heart", says Gianluigi Buffon after Juventus were knocked out of the Champions League by Real Madrid.

Gianluigi Buffon launched an emotional tirade of abuse at Michael Oliver following Juventus' heartbreaking Champions League exit at the hands of Real Madrid.

"I see a series of countries that implemented VAR and I saw incidents that went against Italian clubs recently, such as the foul on Cuadrado, AC Milan at Arsenal and Juve tonight, proving we absolutely need VAR in the Champions League".

'It was a tenth of a penalty, ' Buffon told Mediaset Premium.

Before his team's by no means untroubled 4-2 away win on Saturday against bottom Serie A team, Benevento, he described his Juventus as a "wounded lion", adding: "But we're not dead yet". He always comes to the rescue for Real and, when Oliver pointed to the spot following Medhi Benatia's challenge, he had his chance.

While the Real forward backs the official over the penalty call, the legendary keeper told Italian media: "It was certainly a dubious incident".

'The team gave its all, but a human being can not destroy dreams like that at the end of an extraordinary comeback on a dubious situation.

'Clearly, instead of a heart in his chest he has a garbage can. "You can't destroy dreams like that".

Oliver was heavily criticised by Buffon and others post-match but Poll hailed his countryman's performance in Madrid. If you don't have personality, you better watch the game from the stands with your wife and your kids while eating fries.

What makes their quest more significant, and impressive, is that Heynckes' last season in charge of Bayern also saw them win the treble as they wrestled the Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal off Borussia Dortmund, while also beating the Schwarzgelben in the Champions League final.

For the second time in two seasons Barcelona were part of a dramatic comeback in the Champions League - though this year they were on the wrong end.

He has 13 goals in 40 appearances in all competitions for the Stamford Bridge outfit, however, prior to his coming to the EPL, he has won two Champions League titles with the Galacticos.

"We're very proud of the game we played", he said. We must remember that we beat Real Madrid 3-0 on their own turf and only a insane person would've believed that going in.

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