Doha, Legendary Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon said today he believes the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be an exceptional edition.
The player was making comments during a press conference held ahead of the Super cup match that will take place between Juventus and Milan in Al Sadd club.
Responding to a question from Qatar News Agency (QNA) on the 2022 World Cup, he said that the weather during the World Cup 2022 will be suitable given it is taking place in December. He added that his previous visit to Qatar when Juventus played Napoli had good weather as well.
The Italian legend said that Doha has all the capabilities to make the 2022 World Cup the best edition ever. He added that the city has a lot to offer football and that could make its World Cup the best edition ever.
Buffon highlighted that football has changed over the years and now gives the opportunity to those who have strength and power to produce a solid world cup.
He said he was delighted with his career with Juventus and stressed that the match in Doha will be far from the end of his playing career with the Old Lady.
Responding to another question from QNA on losing the Super Cup in 2014 against Napoli and ensuring it's not an 0-2 start to games in Qatar, Buffon said he has many reasons that will drive him to victory against Milan. He said that he was still angry at the loss to Napoli two years ago.
Source: Qatar News Agency