Gianluigi Buffon – Century of International Appearances


The outstanding Italian 'keeper, who obtained 139 international caps with his National Team, has entered the symbolic but exclusive circle of players with a Century of Caps. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Caps   Date     Venue           Opponent       Score    Competition

  1  29-10-97	Moskva		Russia		1-1	World Cup Qualifier
  2  22- 4-98	Parma		Paraguay	3-1	
  3  10-10-98	Udine		Switzerland	2-0	European Ch. Qual.
  4  16-12-98	Roma		FIFA		6-2	
  5  27- 3-99	Kųbenhavn	Denmark		2-1	European Ch. Qual.
  6  31- 3-99	Ancona		Belarus		1-1	European Ch. Qual.
  7  28- 4-99	Zagreb		Croatia		0-0	
  8   5- 6-99	Bologna		Wales		4-0	European Ch. Qual.
  9   9- 6-99	Lausanne	Switzerland	0-0	European Ch. Qual.
 10   8- 9-99	Napoli		Denmark		2-3	European Ch. Qual.
 11   9-10-99	Minsk		Belarus		0-0	European Ch. Qual.
 12  13-11-99	Lecce		Belgium		1-3	
 13  23- 2-00	Palermo		Sweden		1-0	
 14  29- 3-00	Barcelona	Spain		0-2	
 15   3- 6-00	Oslo		Norway		0-1	
 16  15-11-00	Turin		England		1-0	
 17  28- 2-01	Roma		Argentina	1-2	
 18  24- 3-01	Bucuresti	Romania		2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 19  28- 3-01	Trieste		Lithuania	4-0	World Cup Qualifier
 20   2- 6-01	Tbilisi		Georgia		2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 21   1- 9-01	Kaunas		Lithuania	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 22   6-10-01	Parma		Hungary		1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 23   7-11-01	Saitama		Japan		1-1	Kirin Cup
 24  27- 3-02	Leeds		England		2-1	
 25  17- 4-02	Milano		Uruguay		1-1	
 26  18- 5-02	Praha   	Czech Republic	0-1	
 27   3- 6-02	Sapporo		Ecuador		2-0	World Cup
 28   8- 6-02	Ibaraki		Croatia		1-2	World Cup
 29  13- 6-02	Oita		Mexico		1-1	World Cup
 30  18- 6-02	Daejeon		South Korea	1-2	World Cup
 31  21- 8-02	Trieste		Slovenia	0-1	
 32   7- 9-02	Baku		Azerbaijan	2-0	European Ch. Qual.
 33  12-10-02	Napoli		Yugoslavia	1-1	European Ch. Qual.
 34  16-10-02	Cardiff		Wales		1-2	European Ch. Qual.
 35  20-11-02	Pescara		Turkey		1-1	
 36  12- 2-03	Genova		Portugal	1-0	
 37  29- 3-03	Palermo		Finland		2-0	European Ch. Qual.
 38  11- 6-03	Helsinki	Finland		2-0	European Ch. Qual.
 39  20- 8-03	Stuttgart	Germany		1-0	
 40   6- 9-03	Milano		Wales		4-0	European Ch. Qual.
 41  10- 9-03	Beograd		Serbia-Monten.	1-1	European Ch. Qual.
 42  11-10-03	Reggio Calabria	Azerbaijan	4-0	European Ch. Qual.
 43  18- 2-04	Palermo		Czech Republic	2-2	
 44  31- 3-04	Braga		Portugal	2-1	
 45  28- 4-04	Genova		Spain		1-1	
 46  30- 5-04	Rades		Tunisia		4-0	
 47  14- 6-04	Guimarćes	Denmark		0-0	European Champ.
 48  18- 6-04	Oporto		Sweden		1-1	European Champ.
 49  22- 6-04	Guimarćes	Bulgaria	2-1	European Champ.
 50  18- 8-04	Reykjavķk	Iceland		0-2	
 51   4- 9-04	Palermo		Norway		2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 52   8- 9-04	Chisinau	Moldova		1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 53   9-10-04	Celje		Slovenia	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 54  13-10-04	Parma		Belarus		4-3	World Cup Qualifier
 55   9- 2-05	Cagliari	Russia		2-0	
 56  26- 3-05	Milano		Scotland	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 57   4- 6-05	Oslo		Norway		0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 58   1- 3-06	Firenze		Germany		4-1	
 59  31- 5-06	Genčve		Switzerland	1-1	
 60   2- 6-06	Lausanne	Ukraine		0-0	
 61  12- 6-06	Hannover	Ghana		2-0	World Cup
 62  17- 6-06	Kaiserslautern	United States	1-1	World Cup
 63  22- 6-06	Hamburg		Czech Republic	2-0	World Cup
 64  26- 6-06	Kaiserslautern	Australia	1-0	World Cup
 65  30- 6-06	Hamburg		Ukraine		3-0	World Cup
 66   4- 7-06	Dortmund	Germany		2-0	World Cup
 67   9- 7-06	München		France  	1-1 [1]	World Cup
 68   2- 9-06	Napoli		Lithuania	1-1	European Ch. Qual.
 69   6- 9-06	Saint-Denis	France		1-3	European Ch. Qual.
 70   7-10-06	Roma		Ukraine		2-0	European Ch. Qual.
 71  11-10-06	Tbilisi		Georgia		3-1	European Ch. Qual.
 72  15-11-06	Bergamo		Turkey		1-1	
 73  28- 3-07	Bari		Scotland	2-0	European Ch. Qual.
 74   2- 6-07	Tórshavn	Faroe Islands	2-1	European Ch. Qual.
 75   6- 6-07	Kaunas		Lithuania	2-0	European Ch. Qual.
 76  22- 8-07	Budapest	Hungary		1-3	
 77   8- 9-07	Milano		France		0-0	European Ch. Qual.
 78  12- 9-07	Kyiv		Ukraine		2-1	European Ch. Qual.
 79  13-10-07	Genova		Georgia		2-0	European Ch. Qual.
 80  17-11-07	Glasgow		Scotland	2-1	European Ch. Qual.
 81  26- 3-08   Elche           Spain           0-1
 82  30- 5-08   Firenze         Belgium         3-1
 83   9- 6-08   Bern            Netherlands     0-3     European Champ.
 84  13- 6-08   Zürich          Romania         1-1     European Champ.
 85  17- 6-08   Zürich          France          2-0     European Champ.
 86  22- 6-08   Wien            Spain           0-0 [2] European Champ.
 87  20- 8-08   Nice            Austria         2-2
 88   6- 9-08   Larnaka         Cyprus          2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 89  10- 9-08   Udine           Georgia         2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 90  10- 2-09   London          Brazil          0-2
 91  28- 3-09   Podgorica       Montenegro      2-0 	World Cup Qualifier
 92   1- 4-09   Bari            Ireland         1-1 	World Cup Qualifier
 93  15- 6-09   Pretoria        United States   3-1     Confederations Cup
 94  18- 6-09   Johannesburg    Egypt           0-1     Confederations Cup
 95  21- 6-09   Pretoria        Brazil          0-3     Confederations Cup
 96  12- 8-09   Basel           Switzerland     0-0
 97   5- 9-09   Tbilisi         Georgia         2-0 	World Cup Qualifier
 98   9- 9-09   Torino          Bulgaria        2-0 	World Cup Qualifier
 99  10-10-09   Dublin          Ireland         2-2 	World Cup Qualifier
100  14-11-09   Pescara         Netherlands     0-0
101   2- 6-10   Brussel         Mexico          1-2
102  14- 6-10   Cape Town       Paraguay        1-1     World Cup
103   9- 2-11   Dortmund        Germany         1-1
104  25- 3-11   Ljubljana       Slovenia        1-0	European Ch. Qual.
105   3- 6-11   Modena          Estonia         3-0	European Ch. Qual.
106  10- 8-11   Bari            Spain           2-1
107   2- 9-11   Tórshavn        Faroe Islands   1-0	European Ch. Qual.
108   6- 9-11   Firenze         Slovenia        1-0	European Ch. Qual.
109   7-10-11   Beograd         Serbia          1-1	European Ch. Qual.
110  11-10-11   Pescara         N. Ireland      3-0	European Ch. Qual.
111  11-11-11   Wroclaw         Poland          2-0
112  15-11-11   Roma            Uruguay         0-1
113  29- 2-12	Genova		United States	0-1
114   1- 6-12	Zürich		Russia		0-3
115  10- 6-12	Gdansk		Spain		1-1	European Champ.
116  14- 6-12	Poznan		Croatia		1-1	European Champ.
117  18- 6-12	Poznan		Ireland		2-0	European Champ
118  24- 6-12	Kyiv		England   	0-0 [3]	European Champ
119  28- 6-12	Warszawa	Germany		2-1	European Champ
120   1- 7-12	Kyiv		Spain		0-4	European Champ
121   7- 9-12	Sofia		Bulgaria	2-2	World Cup Qualifier
122  11- 9-12	Modena		Malta		2-0	World Cup Qualifier
123  12-10-12	Yerevan		Armenia		3-1	World Cup Qualifier
124   6- 2-13	Amsterdam	Netherlands	1-1
125  21- 3-13	Genčve		Brazil		2-2
126  26- 3-13	La Valletta	Malta		2-0	World Cup Qualifier
127  31- 5-13	Bologna		San Marino	4-0
128   7- 6-13	Praha		Czech Republic	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
129  16- 6-13	Rio de Janeiro	Mexico		2-1	Confederations Cup
130  19- 6-13	Recife		Japan		4-3	Confederations Cup
131  22- 6-13	Salvador	Brazil		2-4	Confederations Cup
132  27- 6-13	Fortaleza	Spain   	0-0 [4]	Confederations Cup
133  30- 6-13	Salvador	Uruguay    	2-2 [5]	Confederations Cup
134  14- 8-13	Roma		Argentina	1-2
135   6- 9-13	Palermo 	Bulgaria	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
136  10- 9-13	Torino  	Czech Republic	2-1	World Cup Qualifier
137  11-10-13	Kųbenhavn	Denmark 	2-2	World Cup Qualifier
138  15-11-13	Milano  	Germany 	1-1
139   5- 3-14   Madrid          Spain           0-1

[1] Italy won 5-3 on penalty kicks.
[2] Italy lost 2-4 on penalty kicks.
[3] Italy won 4-2 on penalty kicks.
[4] Italy lost 6-7 on penalty kicks.
[5] Italy won 3-2 on penalty kicks.

Total Record  

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
   139    67   45   27  204- 122     179      64.39


Types of Matches
Friendlies		46
European Ch. Qual.	32
World Cup Qualifier	27
World Cup		12
European Championship	13
Confederations Cup       8
Other Tournaments	 1

Total		       139



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