Tottenham ahead of Tottenham Vs Juventus, Lloris enthusiast Welcome Buffon
Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris was enthusiastic about his encounter with Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon.
Tottenham and Juventus are scheduled to fight in a friendly at Wembley Stadium, London, on Saturday (05/08/2017) at 23:30 pm.
According to the French national team goalkeeper, meeting Buffon will be very special because he is very inspired by the Italian goalkeeper.
“There is something special about Buffon and it is hard to explain, he is a player who can inspire his surroundings,” Lloris was quoted as saying by BolaSport of FourFourTwo.
“Juventus have a lot of legend players and now one left, namely Gianluigi Buffon,” he said.
Lloris admitted that when he was young he admired and humored Buffon.
“When I was younger, I really wanted Buffon, he was a player who could be a role model,” he said.
“Buffon and Iker Casillas started at a young age and became an inspiration for me,” said Lloris.
In addition, Lloris said, Buffon is a consistent figure. It can be seen from the motivation of playing that is still awake.
“After 16 seasons (at Juventus), he showed the same ambition and motivation as ever,” he said.
“To be at the top (like Buffon), hard work has to be done, for the better.It’s prime at his age now, it’s really amazing for Buffon,” Lloris said.