Gianluigi Buffon debuted vs George Weah, now he's his son's team-mate

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Former Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon insisted that Paris Saint-Germain were not obsessed with the Champions League at his unveiling by the club on Monday.

"This new adventure can help me progress as much as a person as it will a player", he intimated. "Thanks for all this", he said in French. At 40 years young, a World Cup champion and multiple Italian Serie A victor, Buffon still believes he has plenty to offer in the game.

The 18-year-old U.S. worldwide is now the one looking to make a lasting impression after three appearances for PSG's first team last season. I feel a special kind of energy.

Buffon played alongside former PSG man Blaise Matuidi with Juventus last season and the former Azzurri star admitted that the France global encouraged him to move to Parc des Princes. "I have followed the club's incredible progression in recent years, and I know what dreams PSG and its fans hold in their hearts". I am 40, but I'm in good shape and I want to play as long as my body will allow me to.

"We shall all get game time during the season and I shall do all I can to put the others in the best possible conditions". "Here there is a great ambition for successful results".

"A champion like Neymar has the chance to react well after his World Cup disappointment".

He links up with PSG after leaving Juventus as a free agent, with the last 17 years having been spent in Turin .

"I was always first choice at Parma, Juve and the national side, but nobody ever told me I'd be an automatic first choice" at PSG, he explained.

"Nobody promised me the number one shirt".

"I am of a certain age, but I am in good health - physically, as well as mentally".

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