That early goal could’ve killed us - Donnarumma

Mon 12 July 2021 | 0:18

The Italy shot-stopper revealed that England’s opener ‘could’ve killed us, but that’s not who we are’ after Italy grabbed the Euro 2020 trophy at Wembley.

Luke Shaw found the back of the net only two minutes into the Euro 2020 Final against


; however, Leonardo Bonucci leveled the game with an equalizer and Gianluigi Donnarumma was magnificent in the penalty shootout with pulling off two saves.

We were extraordinary, we would not let go. As Acerbi always said, we were one centimetre away and we did it,”



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“You all know where we started from, we fully deserved this. That early goal could’ve killed us, but that’s not who we are. We are the ones who never give in.

“You can concede a goal, it wasn’t easy, as England defend well, but we were spectacular and we deserve all of this.”

The 22-year-old goalkeeper received the Italy gloves from Gianluigi Buffon and has contributed to the first Euro victory since 1968.

“Gigione is the best there ever was. I try to give my best, to help the team and then he is the Number 1. We’ll see how I do in my career and where I end up.”

source: SportMob

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