Italy wins the European Championship against England: Donnarumma best player of Euro 2020
Gigio Donnarumma hero of Wembley: Gigio plunges England into hell, saving the decisive penalty a Saka (and first destroys the dreams of Sancho) – hypnotized by the goalkeeper of the National – andItaly conquest Euro 2020: it is the second Azzurri victory in the history of Europeans. For the former AC Milan captain there is also a personal triumph, since it was elected best player of the continental review. “I want to thank Bonucci is Chiellini: it is thanks to them that I won it. I still have to improve, it’s a starting point “, said Donnarumma at the end of the match.
Donnarumma always winning on penalties: 5 out of 5 with Italy and Milan
Not only. Statistical data emerges: Donnarumma he was never defeated when it came to penalties. He had won three out of three times with the Milan (and the first was on the occasion of the Super Cup 2016 when he saved the penalty shot a Dybala and raised the trophy in Doha against Juventus) and twice out of two with Italy. In fact, before this final he had beaten Spain in the semifinals (last Tuesday), managing to neutralize the penalty kicked by Morata.
Italy champion at Euro 2020. Donnarumma: “England’s goal? He could have killed us, but we never give up”
“We have been extraordinary. We are happy. We have not given up an inch. You all know where we started from. It is an incredible thing, we are a fantastic team and we deserve it,” he said. Gianluigi Donnarumma to Rai Sport after the success ofItaly to Euro 2020. On the goal conceded by Shaw after two minutes, which had taken England ahead, he explains: “He could have killed us but those are not us. We are the ones who never give up. The ones who are always careful about every ball. It wasn’t easy but we were spectacular, great . We deserve all of this “, the words of the former AC Milan goalkeeper who has picked up Buffon’s legacy and won a European title as best player. “Gigione is the strongest of all, I always try to do my best and be ready. He is number one, then we’ll see where I get”.