There are few players who have contributed to the game in the way Gigi Buffon has. With Italy not qualifying for the 2018 World Cup, this heroes international gloves have been hung up. We take a look and celebrate the man through illustrative form.

An individual of such unique characteristics with the ability to span decades, there are few who can, and less that will, ever be able to challenge the heights of Gigi Buffon. A leader between the sticks whose game will be looked back at for years to come, he is a true artist of his industry. Depicted in illustrative form, this collection of designers has each celebrated him at some point over the last few years and rounding up a plethora of different disciplines it personifies a true great.