Gianluigi Buffon

Gianluigi Buffon – 2012 Soccer – Chelsea FC v Juventus UEFA Champions League Press Conference – September 18, 2012 – Stamford Bridge – London, UK – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Carrara, Tuscany, Italy

Date of Birth: 28 January, 1978

Ethnicity: Italian

Gianluigi Buffon, also known as Gigi Buffon, is an Italian professional footballer.

Gianluigi is the son of Maria Stella Masocco and Adriano Buffon. His paternal grandparents were from Pertegada, near Latisana, Province of Udine, Friuli Venezia-Giulia. His mother’s family has roots in Province of Massa-Carrara, Tuscany. He has two children with his former wife, Czech-born actress and model Alena Šeredová; and one child with his partner, Italian sports pundit, journalist, and television host Ilaria D’Amico.

Gianluigi’s paternal grandfather was named Luigi Buffon.

Gianluigi’s paternal grandmothe was named Lina Valvason.

Gianluigi’s maternal grandfather was named Giorgio Masocco.

Gianluigi’s maternal grandmother was named Teresa Paolini (the daughter of a father surnamed Paolini, and of Leopolda Pizzanelli).

Sources: Obituary of Gianluigi’s paternal grandmother, Lina Valvason –

Information about Gianluigi’s maternal grandparents, Giorgio Masocco and Teresa Paolini –

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  1. andrew says:

    Has a son with his partner, Italian sports pundit, journalist and television host Ilaria D’Amico, and two sons with his former wife, Czech-born actress and model Alena Šeredová

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