Gianluigi Donnarumma to PSG.
The Italian goalkeeper who saved two crucial penalties against England in the euro 2020 final has signed a five-year contract for PSG on Wednesday.
Gianluigi Donnarumma was awarded the player of the tournament for euro 2020. He also helped his former team AC Milan to finish second in Serie A last season. With that securing champions league spot first time after the 2013-2014 season.
Gianluigi Donnarumma at AC Milan.
During his six seasons in Serie A, the 22-year-old made 215 league appearances, while becoming the youngest goalkeeper in Italian national team history, at the age of 17 years and 189 days, during a game against France, in September 2016.
The Italian has signed a contract till June 2026 for PSG.
Gianluigi Donnarumma speaking on his PSG signing.
“I am delighted to be part of this huge club,” said Donnarumma in a statement released by PSG.
“I feel ready to take on this new challenge and continue to grow here.”
“With Paris, I want to win as much as possible and to bring joy to the supporters.”
He also posted an emotional message to Milan supported on his social media handle.
“I wish Milan all possible success and I do that with my heart, for the affection that ties me to these colors, a sentiment that distance and time cannot cancel.”
“I arrived at Milan when I was little more than a child, for eight years I wore this jersey with pride. I also achieved important personal targets with the Rossoneri shirt, such as my debut at the age of 16 in Serie A. I experienced extraordinary years that I will never forget.”
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