Buffon made the claim after Juventus claimed a second successive Serie A title at the weekend.
“I don’t want to be boring but I think every Coach has had a decisive impact on my career development,” he told fifa.com.
“I have to say, though, that Antonio Conte is definitely the best coach I’ve worked with.
“In a short space of time he’s managed to breathe new life into a team that in two seasons could do no better than seventh place. And he was a winner straightaway.”
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