Gigi Buffon: PokerStars' newest ambassador

ps_news_thn.jpgFrom the pages of the "woah, that dude is famous" file comes PokerStars newest sports ambassador

PokerStars has just announced the newest member of its team of International Ambassadors - Italian national goalkeeper Gianluigi 'Gigi' Buffon, the current Juventus FC goalkeeper and a member of the Italian World Cup winning team in 2006

Buffon knows well what it's like to be at the center of attention. He has been named 'Serie A Goalkeeper of the Year' a record nine times and has captained the national team. He will also be part of the Italian squad at this year's World Cup in South Africa.


"I love living life to the full," Buffon said. "I know there will be many commitments, but I love playing poker and the opportunity to join the world's largest poker site is an honor and a great challenge. I can't wait to play against Team PokerStars Pros and I'm ready to have lots of fun playing against everyone who wants to take me on."

Players can find and play against Buffon on under his user name 'gigibuffon'

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