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Gianluigi Buffon refuses to apologise to Michael Olivier

Juventus legendary goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon refused to apologise to referee Michale Olivier who showed him red card during Champions League exit against Real Madrid.

Buffon was sent off after arguing with the referee, before Cristiano Ronaldo converted from the spot in the 97th minute.

“The beauty, the imponderable nature of football, means that unfortunately this young man found himself in a situation that was too complex, too garbled and too big for him to deal with.

“So at the end of the day, what I said after the match, I don’t hold any rancour towards Oliver. I’m not even angry with him. It all ended there, but naturally in the heat of the moment one does feel I’m not saying penalised, I felt defrauded.

“Not defrauded of the result, but of the night. It was a night that can never be repeated.”

The 40-year-old’s contract will expire in the summer and his stay at the club is on doubt as he may soon announce his retirement.

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