Buffon won Golden foot award, he got more votes than Messi and Ronaldo (FOTO)

Gianluigi Buffon won the golden foot award 2016 , he got more votes than Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo and become the first goalkeeper to win the award after 28 years.

Buffon was listed as a potential winner after he won Italian Cup and had a really great appearances with Italy national team.

“Long life to Monte Carlo, I hope to win more award , and I also think that i deserved this award”

Juventus goalkeeper was voted by the fans more than the other candidates, this award is only for the players above 28 years old.

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His rivals for this award were also : Edison Cavani, Frank Lampard, Kaka, Iker Casillias, Thiago Silva and Andrea Pirlo.

Last three years winners : Samuel Eto, Iniesta, and Didier Drogba.

Italian players that won this award are: Roberto Baggio (2003), Alessandro Del Piero (2007) and Francso Totti (2010).

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