Gianluigi Buffon will miss the Turin derby. This is because the Juventus goalkeeper is disqualified for “blasphemy” during the match against Parma.
The Federal Court of Appeal suspended the veteran goalkeeper for one match. It upheld the Federal Prosecutor’s appeal in doing so.
“The Federal Court of Appeal upheld the appeal of the Federal Prosecutor, inflicting one match of disqualification on Gianluigi Buffon,” the statement read.
So, the the Juventus goalkeeper is disqualified for “blasphemy” for one match.
Buffon will also pay a fine of €5,000 for using a “blasphemous gesture” during the December 19 match against the Gialloblu.
The statement continued to state: “The Juventus goalkeeper, sanctioned by the National Federal Court with a fine of €5,000, had been referred for having uttered a sentence containing a blasphemous expression during the match against Parma last December 19.”