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Buffon’s tribute to Astori: “Your little girl deserves to know you were a good person”

Italy and Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon made an exception to his personal rule about commenting on personal matters on social media on Sunday, in the wake of Davide Astori’s passing.

“Ciao Caro Asto.”

“Seldom have I publicly expressed my thoughts on a person, because I always allowed the beauty and unique nature of relationships, of reciprocal respect and affection, to avoid being used or misused by those who don’t have the decency to respect certain bonds.

In your case, I feel the need to make an exception to the rule, because you have a young wife and family who are suffering, but above all a little girl, who deserves to know that her father was in every way A GOOD PERSON… a TRULY GOOD PERSON…You were the best expression of an old-fashioned world, one that people have left behind, with values like altruism, elegance, politeness and respect towards others.

Compliments genuinely, you were one of the best sporting figures I ever came up against.”


“Your crazy Gigi.”

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Italian football expert and Chief-Editor of Italian Football Daily. Follow me on Twitter at @AlexMascitti

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