Buffon reveals that he suffered from depression and panic attacks at Juventus as he shares touching story





PSG goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has said he endured with despondency right off the bat in his profession and once missed a counterpart for Juventus because of a fit of anxiety.

Buffon has delighted in a fantastic vocation profession which has so far observed him win 23 noteworthy trophies — including a World Cup — and he is as yet battling to win his first Champions League decoration at 40 years old.

Be that as it may, regardless of getting a charge out of achievement since the beginning, there have been troublesome minutes for the ex-Italy global — specifically amid his initial period with Juve.

“For a few months, everything just stopped making sense,” Buffon told Vanity Fair.

“It seemed like no one cared about me, just the footballer I represented.”It was like everyone was asking about Buffon and nobody about Gigi. It was a really difficult moment.

“I was 25, riding the wave of success but one day, before a Serie A match, I went to Ivano Bordon, the goalkeeper coach, and told him: ‘Ivano, get [No. 2 goalkeeper Antonio] Chimenti to warm up and play. I’m not feeling up to it.
“I had suffered a panic attack and was in no state to play the match.”

However, Buffon said it was important the situation reached this point as it allowed him to move forward.

“If I had not gone through this experience, that cloud and that turmoil with other people, I may have never have got out of it,”

he said. “I had the clarity of understanding that it was a watershed moment between giving up and confronting those insecurities we all have.

“I was never scared of showing them nor of crying — something which happens to me and of which I am not at all embarrassed.”



Buffon reveals that he suffered from depression and panic attacks at Juventus as he shares touching story Buffon reveals that he suffered from depression and panic attacks at Juventus as he shares touching story Reviewed by Edozie Richard on Wednesday, January 09, 2019 Rating: 5

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