Three days after his fine performance against England (1-0), Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma once again proved to be imperial on Monday against Hungary (2-0). And while the Nazionale will play in the Final 4 of the League of Nations, the phenomenon of Paris Saint-Germain is once again attracting light.
Gianluigi Donnarumma finds his superb with the Nazionale.
We needed these matches to restore enthusiasm, even if the World Cup remains an open wound and we can’t go back. But we have to leave, we have to do it for all of Italy.It was with the soul of a leader that Gianluigi Donnarumma appeared in the mixed zone after Italy’s victory in Hungary (2-0) on Monday in the Nations League.
And given his performance, the talent of Paris Saint-Germain clearly had the legitimacy to take on such a role. Because, as against England (1-0), three days earlier, the 23-year-old doorman proved to be imperial and above all imperturbable.
Donnarumma finds the light
Throughout the game, the former Milanese reassured his Budapest troops and made the necessary stops, when necessary. Gigio was good. In the last twenty minutes, we were tired and he stopped everything. He is more confident and quiet now at PSGappreciated the Italian coach Roberto Mancini in the post-match press conference. It must be recognized that, if he is not yet unanimous in his starting role in front of Keylor Navas Paris, Donnarumma simply remains indisputable in selection.
The man with 47 international caps is also boosting his confidence after experiencing more complicated times, especially during the play-off for the World Cup in Qatar, lost against North Macedonia (0-1) last March or the occasion of a heavy defeat against the Germany (2-5) in June. His triple save in the 50th minute as well as his decisive save in front of Callum Styles against the Hungarians are also representative of his good passage.
The Italian press only has eyes for him
The great Donnarumma is back, and the Italian press has no doubts about it. While qualifying the doorman as inhumanLa Gazzetta dello Sport uses strong words this Tuesday. A great team always has a great goalkeeper, and when he wants Donnarumma is. For its part, the daily describes the former Milanese as a phenomenonas Le Corriere dello Sport insists the Castellammare di Stabia native has kept Italy flow. The last Parisian rampart remains modest and humble regarding its found success.
I think it’s more Mother Nature than anything, even though I also work in training. Now I have to continue like this, I have to do it for all of Italy and for those who believe in me. (…) Sometimes a mistake can happen and it’s hard for us goalkeepers. But you always have to work hard and figure out where you went wrong, finished Gigio. To definitely succeed in its rebound and prepare well for the next Euro, the Squadra Azzurra will have to rely on its goalkeeper, as a reminder of being the best player in the European championship last year!
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