The Italians performed well throughout the tournament and there was a lot of talk about better performance. Federico Cisa, Marco Verratti or Giorgio Cielini. Some people focused on the good performance of Gianluigi Donorumma, he should not shine like others, but made no mistake and did not give cause for concern.
The 22-year-old goalkeeper can pass on as a real mother to his teams when it comes to penalty shootouts. Donorumma saved the team in the semi-final against Spain, with the Italians advancing to the final after a streak from the eleventh meter. It was similar when the goalkeeper saved three penalties made by the English in the final.
Italy – England. Incredible performance by Gianluigi Donorumma
Gianluigi Donarumma competed with his team in five penalty shoot-out series. Interestingly, two of them are the semi-finals and the Euro 2020 final. The 22-year-old can boast of an outstanding performance as he has not lost anything in these matches.
- Juventus – Milan, 2016, Italian Super Cup, 4-5
- Lazio – Milan, 2018, Italian Cup, 4-5
- Milan – Torino, 2020, Italian Cup, 4-2
- Italy – Spain, 2021, Euro 2020, 4: 2
- Italy – England, 2021, Euro 2020, 3: 2
The 22-year-old goalkeeper of the Italian national team was finally awarded for his performance and not only won the European Championship, but was also selected as the best player of Euro 2020. For the goalkeeper, the fact that he went down is also important in the history of his national team.
Donarumma said goodbye to Milan this summer. According to unofficial sources, his contract with Milan has come to an end and he has signed a contract with Paris Saint-Germain.