Serie A: Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon to overlook Turin derby after being handed one-match ban for blasphemy

Serie A: Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon to overlook Turin derby after being handed one-match ban for blasphemy

Buffon had been fined 5,000 euros final month by the Italian Soccer Federation, however escaped a ban.
Nonetheless, the FIGC’s Court docket of Attraction upheld the Federal Prosecutor’s attraction and imposed a ban.

Serie A: Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon to miss Turin derby after being handed one-match ban for blasphemy

File picture of Italy and Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon. AP Photograph

Milan: Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was on Tuesday handed a one-match ban for blasphemy which might rule him out of subsequent weekend’s Turin derby.

The 43-year-old Italian World Cup winner had been fined 5,000 euros ($6,000) final month by the Italian Soccer Federation, however escaped a ban.

Nonetheless, the FIGC’s Court docket of Attraction upheld the Federal Prosecutor’s attraction and imposed a ban, which means Buffon will probably be dominated out of Saturday’s recreation at Torino.

Buffon was overheard utilizing a “blasphemous expression” in direction of teammate Manolo Portanova throughout Juve’s 4-0 league win over Parma on 19 December.

Buffon, who holds the report for Serie A matches performed with 654, was not caught on digital camera however there was an audio recording of the incident.

Since 2010, the Italian FA have taken disciplinary motion towards a number of gamers and coaches heard disrespecting God or the sacred.

However the penalties have elevated this season with empty stadiums permitting the microphones and cameras to seize heated exchanges between gamers and coaches.

AS Roma midfielder Bryan Cristante and Lazio’s Manuel Lazzari had been each suspended for a match this season for “blasphemous” remarks.

 

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