Milan goalkeeper Donnarumma could have worked as a carpenter

Tue 04 May 2021 | 18:25

AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma says he could have followed in his father’s footsteps and be a carpenter if he hadn’t played football and reveals his plans for the future.

The 22-year-old had an interview about his career live on Twitch with Justees.

“My uncle was a goalkeeper, and I grew up with his myth. I’ve always wanted to become the best, and I hope I will make it one day,”

Donnarumma said


“I understood I could become a pro when I left for Milan. When I did it and saw my parents being sad I understood I would have become a Serie A goalkeeper.

“Plan B was to work as a carpenter, like my dad, but I’ve always had only a plan A,”

he revealed


He spoke about former



Christian Abbiati

’s help in his first days at Milan.

“Christian Abbiati was very important for me when I joined Milan, he helped me a lot and made me feel at ease,”

the goalkeeper added


The rescheduled European Championship this summer is Donnarumma’s first international trophy in his career.

“I’d like to win as many trophies as possible, especially the World Cup, it would be great,”

Donnarumma said


“Euro 2020 is the first international trophy I will play in my career, we can do well, I am looking forward to it and I think France is the side that can create most trouble for us.”

source: SportMob