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'Buffon Should Have Punched That Referee!'

'Gianluigi Buffon Should Have Punched That Referee!'

By Kurt Buckerfield - Apr 13, 2018 10:32 AM @KurtLaduma

After Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon was sent off for protesting a last-minute penalty given to Real Madrid, which Cristiano Ronaldo duly scored, on Wednesday, a former player feels the goalkeeper should have punched the referee!

Furious Buffon Slams Ref For Late Penalty Call

Stefano Tacconi, who played in goal for the Bianconeri between 1983 and 1992, believes match official Michael Oliver was wrong to award the penalty that sent the Italian side out of the UEFA Champions League this week.

The 60-year-old has insisted he would have punched the referee if he were Buffon, claiming it would have been great for the Juve shot-stopper to leave on that kind of note. 

"Knowing I was going to stop, I'd have punched Oliver's face in," he told RMC Sport.

"It would have been a great end to a wonderful career.

"You can't give a penalty like that in the 95th minute.

"Psychologically, everyone is tense and you can't give a penalty like that."

Ronaldo Comments On Controversial Penalty

Ronaldo's penalty goal saw Real advance from the quarter-finals with a 4-3 aggregate win. The semi-final draw will take place on Friday afternoon.

Do you think Buffon should have controlled himself better on Wednesday? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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WTSHIBAMBU Joined: 20 Oct 2010
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WTSHIBAMBU Apr 20, 2018 07:47 PM
This is easy then don't commit penalty when is 95 min then the ref won't ref it speaking of punching you will punch him and what happen if he punch back and break your teeth or even knock you to death
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Chicharito07 Apr 13, 2018 09:16 PM
@abopam7 that's a Fact my brother
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Faysal Joined: 14 Feb 2011
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Faysal Apr 13, 2018 08:30 PM
That ref man
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abopam7 Joined: 12 Jan 2018
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abopam7 Apr 13, 2018 05:00 PM
Anger and frustration can spoil the sound mind of even a known wise.
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tpmokuppo@gmail.com Joined: 24 Jan 2015
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tpmokuppo@gmail.com Apr 13, 2018 02:37 PM
Real Madridiots fans are so stupid exactly like Dunu fans they always tend twist the thruth and turn it to lies...I think they don't have a sense of humour they are childish,stupid and arrogant...but thank God I don't take note from Dum Poeple.
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gangisamhlave Joined: 22 Jan 2015
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gangisamhlave Apr 13, 2018 01:36 PM
So penalties r only allowed during 1-90min? This unknown old dwg mara
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amuluks7 Joined: 17 May 2017
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amuluks7 Apr 13, 2018 12:57 PM
Exactly, the referee should have beaten
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Mpho wa Cosmos Joined: 24 Mar 2018
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Mpho wa Cosmos Apr 13, 2018 12:42 PM
So you want Buffon to be stupid like you unknown legend? He want to be respected that's why he didn't even turn Ronald's comfort hug. Yu are stupid
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Mpho wa Cosmos Joined: 24 Mar 2018
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Mpho wa Cosmos Apr 13, 2018 12:37 PM
"You can't give a penalty like that in the 95th minute" so Cow bitter Legend is saying it was a penalty but it was not supposed to be given because it was 95 minutes?? Lolest yur defender shouldn't have kicked Lukas from behind too
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Flipping lyf Joined: 21 Apr 2017
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Flipping lyf Apr 13, 2018 12:21 PM
The official was no fear or favour he saw a foul nd award a penalty in football i called it fair play so juv should've know better in this kind of encounter u need be to focus until the end u get punisher with ur mistake in soccer
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zizamele Joined: 06 Aug 2011
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zizamele Apr 13, 2018 12:15 PM
This Tacconi guy is talking shit, what does he think should have happened a penalty is a penalty and if a foul is commited it should be given regardless of the stage of the game...
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alizebucs1986 Joined: 30 Jun 2017
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alizebucs1986 Apr 13, 2018 11:29 AM
That is y i have never heard of u b4 because it shows u were a Cow as a Player nd a Stupid as a Person u Cow
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Buccaneer 4 lyf Joined: 07 Feb 2016
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Buccaneer 4 lyf Apr 13, 2018 11:26 AM
Why did you retire wena Tacconi donkey ?
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baba ka Luvo Joined: 06 Jan 2018
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baba ka Luvo Apr 13, 2018 11:21 AM
peaple are still hurting when is the ryt tym to give a penalty they must just except defeat maradona won a world cup with a hand so what???

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