Real Madrid's Iker Casillas has hailed Juventus' Gianluigi Buffon as the standard-bearer for goalkeepers of their generation ahead of their Champions League semifinal clash.
The two sides meet on Tuesday in a rematch of their 2003 semifinal, and Casillas and Buffon are the only holdovers from that tie, won 4-3 by Juventus on aggregate.
And the Real Madrid man credited his Italian counterpart for setting the bar for goalkeeping.
"Gigi... what do you want me to say about Gigi?" Casillas asked....