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Buffon salutes Ronaldo and gives him a new nickname

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Buffon congratulated his teammate Cristiano Ronaldo after his latest career achievement.

From club rivals to Juventus teammates, Gianluigi Buffon and Cristiano Ronaldo clearly have a good relationship on and off the pitch. The legendary Bianconero goalkeeper has even challenged Ronaldo to break some records in the past. In fact, breaking records is what the Portugal captain does best.

After his goal in the Italian Super Cup, Cristiano became the biggest goal-scorer in the history of football. Naturally, Gigi couldn’t let his teammate’s biggest achievement slide without giving his remarks.

On social media, the 42-year-old goalkeeper joked around with Ronaldo. “You could have spared me a couple of goals,” said Buffon.

Moreover, the Juventus legend decided to award his teammate with a new clever nickname related to the record that was broken.

“Anyway, congratulations for your umpteenth record in career. CR…760!”

Cristiano Ronaldo and Gigi Buffon have been teammates at Juventus for two seasons. The goalkeeper returned to his original home after a short spell at Paris Saint-Germain. In fact, Buffon mentioned in the past that Ronaldo was one of the reasons why he decided to rejoin the Bianconeri.

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