European 2020, Donnarumma saves the penalty in Saka but does not rejoice. Did he understand or not that Italy was European champion? Today the definitive answer on the question has arrived
Italy wins its second European Championship after 53 years from the last time, above all thanks to the saves of Gigi Donnarumma, elected the best player of the 2020 edition by UEFA. The former Milan goalkeeper contributed to the final victory with two saves on Saka and Sancho, insulted by English fans in the post match with racist comments really despicable posted on social networks. However, many have wondered why Donnarumma, after stopping the Arsenal striker’s shot, did not rejoice. That the class of ’99, who will soon officially move to Paris Saint Germain, did not immediately understand that with his save Italy was champion of Europe?
“I didn’t cheer right away because I didn’t understand … I was already down for Jorginho’s penalty because I thought we had lost, I looked at the referee to see if everything was ok, then when I saw the teammates coming towards me I didn’t understand nothing more … “, Donnarumma confessed to Sky Sport 24.” I still have to do everything, this has always been my strength – added the national team goalkeeper – And the compliments of Mattarella and Draghi embarrassed me “.